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?

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
Adults

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: https://redcap.duke.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=PLX8MYDXFK

Study Details

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