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Exercise and Video Game Study

Please refer to this study by identifier IRB-AAAE5848

Principal Investigator(s)

Yaakov Stern


Research study to determine whether computer-based training and physical exercise will improve mental abilities in healthy older adults.

  • Type of Study: Observational Type
  • Setting of Study: outpatient
  • Clinical number: 
  • Providing Clinical Treatment?: No
  • Care is provided in languages: English

Study Activities

  • Filling Out Forms
  • Computer Tasks
  • Blood Samples
  • Blood Samples for DNA
  • Provides Payment: Compensation for study related procedures


  • Ages Eligible for Study: 60 Years - 75 Years
  • Genders Eligible for Study: Both
  • This study is recruiting Healthy Volunteers.


  • Inclusion Criteria:
    Either Sex, Ages 60-75, English-Speaking, Sedentary, (if female: post-menopausal and no estrogen replacement therapy)
  • Location: 1150 St. Nicholas Ave. Suite 1-121 New York, NY 10032
  • Clinic: 
  • Division: Neuroscience
  • Study chairs or principal investigators: Yaakov Stern , Principal Investigator
  • Co-investigators: Helena Blumen, Richard Sloan,

For more information, please contact

Brad Hammonds

Tel: 212-851-5588


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