MRI Study of Aging and the Brain - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?


We are doing this study to learn how normal, healthy aging affects attention, perception, memory, and decision-making abilities. We also want to know which regions of the brain contribute to these abilities.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Healthy Aging Affecting Brain Cognition in People 18-79 Years of Age

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Key Eligibility

Adults ages 18-79 who:
- Have no history of brain injury
- Are not color blind
- Have normal or corrected vision (glasses/contact lenses are okay)
- Do not use antidepressant, anti-psychotic, or mood stabilizing medications
- Have no metal in their bodies (includes dental work)

Age Group

What is Involved?


If you join this study, you will visit our clinic for 2 study sessions that last up to 2.5 hours.

- During the first session, you will:
-- Answer questionnaires
-- Have cognitive testing done
- During the second session, you will:
-- Have an MRI scan of your brain

Participants will be compensated for their time. If you're interested, please click the link to fill out our prescreening survey:

Study Details

Full Title
Neuroimaging of Visual Attention in Aging
Principal Investigator
David Madden
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00031451
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment