Training in the Workplace

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2014 by Massachusetts General Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sara Whitney Lazar, Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 28, 2010
Last updated: March 18, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

We are testing whether various cognitive training procedures can enhance cognition and brain function

Condition Intervention
Healthy Individuals
Behavioral: Program 1
Behavioral: Program 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Training in the Workplace

Further study details as provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • MRI [ Time Frame: 2 hours Pre and Post intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Functional and structural MR images will be acquired

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Program 1
Program 1
Behavioral: Program 1
Active Comparator: Program 2
Program 2
Behavioral: Program 2


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy individuals aged 18-50 years old
  • Right handed
  • Must have reliable internet access from a desktop computer with webcam
  • English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Neurological conditions
  • pregnancy
  • metalic implants
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01113944

Contact: Max Newlon, BA 617-643-5078

United States, Massachusetts
Massachusettts General Hospital Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02129
Contact: Max Newlon   
Principal Investigator: Sara Lazar, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Sara Lazar, PhD MGH
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sara Whitney Lazar, Associate Research Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier: NCT01113944     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: YEL1
Study First Received: April 28, 2010
Last Updated: March 18, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on April 15, 2014