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Training in the Workplace

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sara W Lazar, Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 28, 2010
Last updated: November 25, 2014
Last verified: November 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 (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Training in the Workplace

Further study details as provided by Sara W Lazar, Massachusetts General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • MRI [ Time Frame: 2 hours Pre and Post intervention ]
    Functional and structural MR images will be acquired

Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: November 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 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   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01113944

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

Responsible Party: Sara W 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: November 25, 2014 processed this record on August 22, 2017