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The MemStim Study: Improving memory functions by non-invasive brain stimulation

Are you interested in participating in a research study focused on memory? Are you a young healthy adult or older healthy adult? Have you been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD)?

Study goal: To determine whether non-invasive brain stimulation can improve memory in young and older healthy adults as well as older participants diagnosed with MCI/mild AD.

Requirements: If you have been diagnosed with MCI/mild AD or are a  healthy young or older adult.

Procedures:  

  • Participation will include 3 visits minimum 2 days apart
  • Eligibility screening visit
  • Health interviews, memory testing at baseline and after non-invasive brain stimulation
  • 20 minutes of non-invasive brain stimulation (1 session per day, Mon-Fri)
  • EEG recording of brain waves

Participation is compensated with up to $130. Parking is provided.

Contact the research team for more info at MemStim@hsl.harvard.edu