Research Study To Improve Cognitive Ability & Decision Making In Smokers

Please note: This trial has finished recruiting and is not accepting new participants.

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.

Why Participate? 

  • You will be compensated $540 for participating in this study.
  • You will be helping to advance medical research.

Your Rights

  • 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

h1>What’s Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research centre will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial