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Media Background and Test Performance

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01593878
First Posted: May 8, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dimitri Christakis, Seattle Children's Hospital
  Purpose
This study aims to test whether middle school students test performance is affected by background TV. Students will complete a high school entrance exam either with or without a TV on in the test room. Scores will be compared.

Condition Intervention
Test Performance When Distracted or Not Other: TV

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)

Further study details as provided by Dimitri Christakis, Seattle Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • ISEE test prep evaluation [ Time Frame: immediate (day 1) ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: TV
Test taken with TV on
Other: TV
test taken with TV on
No Intervention: Control
test taken in quiet

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Grades 6-8

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non english speaking
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01593878


Locations
United States, Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seattle Children's Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dimitri Christakis, Principal Investigator, Seattle Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01593878     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Distracted Homework
First Submitted: May 4, 2012
First Posted: May 8, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014