Research Study To Improve Cognitive Ability & Decision Making In Smokers
Research Center: Brown University
Location: 121 South Main St. Providence RI USA; TMS sessions 1-10 Butler Hospital 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence RI USA
Lead Doctor: Bill Lechner
IRB Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by Butler Hospital Institutional Review Board
In this study, researchers are hoping to learn whether a brain stimulation technique can improve cognitive abilities and decision making in long term smokers.
This study seeks men and women between 18 & 60 years of age who have smoked cigarettes for at least 1 year, smoke between 10 and 30 cigarettes per day, and are not using any other nicotine products. Participants are required to attend 10-12 study visits at the research site in a 2 month period and will be compensated $540 for completing this study.
- You will be compensated $540 for participating in this study.
- You will be helping to advance medical research.
- If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
- Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by the law.
- Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.
Who Can Participate?
- Men and women aged 18 – 60 who smoke between 10 & 30 cigarettes per day, have smoked for at least 1 year, and are not using any other nicotine products
- Must have access to a computer with internet connection
- Able to attend 10 – 12 study visits at the research site over a 2 month period