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Attention Training for Learning Enhancement and Resilience (ALERT)

Start: November 2015
End: December 2017
Enrollment: 120

What Is This Study About?

This study aims to understand how an experimental computer program can affect cognition and attention in older adults with age-related cognitive decline.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 65 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Must have:

  • Diagnosis of age-related cognitive decline
  • Fluency in English
  • Adequate seeing, hearing, and movement capacity to take computerized test

Must NOT have:

  • Diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or other emotional disorder
  • History of conditions that could affect thinking abilities, including brain injury, mental illness, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or other neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis or seizure disorder
  • Enrollment in another concurrent research study
  • Current or significant past history of substance abuse
  • Signs of suicidal ideations or behaviors

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

Contact study personnel listed either under the general study contact or the location nearest you.


Need Help?

Contact NIA’s Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 800-438-4380 or email ADEAR.

Where Is This Study Located?

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: Posit Science Corporation

Collaborator Sponsor

  • University of Iowa
  • Harvard Medical School

Source: ID: NCT02416401

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