Mental Exercise for Healthy Aging

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO
Healthy Aging
Mental Exercise - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This study is being conducted to learn more about how various personal and situational characteristics are related to the ability to produce names of pictured people. Participants will perform a brief mental exercise, then see 83 celebrity photographs to produce the names of. Participants will also complete other surveys and measures. Collected data will give researchers a better understanding of how different variables relate to proper name production.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Healthy Aging

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: During the 60-75 minute experimental session

During the 60-75 minute experimental session
Name retrieval performance

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Healthy Aging

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Mental Exercise B
1 of 2
Mental Exercise A
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

120 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Mental Exercise · No Placebo Group · N/A

Mental Exercise A
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Mental Exercise · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Mental Exercise B
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Mental Exercise · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: during the 60-75 minute experimental session
Closest Location: UCCS · Colorado Springs, CO
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2022First Recorded Clinical Trial
4 TrialsResearching Healthy Aging
1 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Colorado, Colorado SpringsLead Sponsor
9 Previous Clinical Trials
4,835 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Healthy Aging
1,093 Patients Enrolled for Healthy Aging
Lori James, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Colorado, Colorado Springs
3 Previous Clinical Trials
1,093 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Healthy Aging
1,093 Patients Enrolled for Healthy Aging

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

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Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.