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Using Technology to Promote Mental Acuity

2014-07-23 21:09:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study plans to test the effectiveness of behavioral economics based incentives to promote the daily use of computer programs designed to improve memory and mental acuity. Subjects will be recruited from the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The primary objective is to determine the impact of structured financial incentives on the number of computer-based cognitive exercises completed during a 3 month intervention period.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Mental Acuity

Intervention

Financial incentives, No incentives

Location

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Pennsylvania

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:03-0400

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