The Role of Brain Activation and Cerebral Blood Flow in Mental Fatigue.

2017-12-13 08:34:08 | BioPortfolio


To assess the changes in brain activation and cerebral blood flow due to mental fatigue in a placebo-controlled study. More specifically we want to assess whether brain activation [measured with Blood Oxygen Level Dependent (BOLD) functional resonance imaging (fMRI)] is decreased during a Flanker task in a mentally fatigued state and whether this coincides with a decline in cognitive performance. In addition we also want to evaluate whether cerebral blood flow [measured with arterial spin labeled (ASL) fMRI] in a resting state is reduced when mentally fatigued.

Study Design


Mental Fatigue


Mental fatigue, Control


Not yet recruiting


Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-12-13T08:34:08-0500

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