The Effect of Smoking on Perception

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2007 by American University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
American University Identifier:
First received: April 3, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of the experiment is to examine the effect of smoking on how individuals recognize and interpret sensory information.

Nicotine Dependence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by American University:

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: November 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2007
Detailed Description:
Participation requires one 90-minute visit on the American University campus that involves completing questionnaires and computer tasks, watching a film, and smoking a cigarette. Participants earn 30 dollars.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between ages 18 and 60
  • Regular, daily smoker
  • Smoke for at least 1 year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Color Blind
  • Smoking Related Health Problems (Chronic Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Emphysema)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00456534

Contact: Lisa Fucito, M.A. 202-885-1792

United States, District of Columbia
American University, Dept. of Psychology Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20016
Contact: Lisa Fucito, M.A.    202-885-1792   
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
American University
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A. American University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00456534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Study 014
Study First Received: April 3, 2007
Last Updated: April 3, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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