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Hearing and Vestibular Interactions in the Collection of Own Body and Sense of Self (AUDIOSELF)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2015 by University Hospital, Caen.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 7, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Caen

Brief Summary:

The investigators objective is twofold. Investigators propose to study how the vestibular and auditory information interact in the construction of coherence between the staff and extrapersonal space.

Furthermore, investigators want to investigate whether, even in the absence of gravity, the auditory spatial information allocentric provide a framework for spatial reference.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Other: Hearing and Vestibular Interactions Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Study Start Date : October 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Drug Reactions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Hearing and Vestibular Interactions during two body positions (standing / supine) and three gravity conditions (weightlessness hyper gravity and normal gravity).
Other: Hearing and Vestibular Interactions
in two body positions (standing / supine) and three gravity conditions (weightlessness hyper gravity and normal gravity).
Other Name: in two body positions and three gravity conditions

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Responses to the questionnaire "Botvinick Cohen" on the sensations of the body out experiments [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  2. Answers on the location of auditory stimuli [ Time Frame: baseline ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers (men or women)
  • Aged between 18-65 years
  • Affiliates to a social security system or, for non-residents in France, holder of a European Health Insurance Card European (EHIC European Health Insurance Card)
  • Who are willing to take part in the study,
  • Who gave written informed consent,
  • Declared fit after a similar visit to a medical aeronautical medical fitness for the non-professional cabin crew in civil aviation. There will be no other aptitude tests for the selection of subjects.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • People who took part in a biomedical research protocol for which the exclusion period is complete,
  • People with psychotic disorders and / or depression,
  • People receiving psychotropic medication,
  • People with alcohol dependence or illicit substances,
  • People with visual acuity less than 8 / 10ths corrected by lenses or glasses,
  • People with a significant decrease in hearing,
  • pregnant women.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02518074

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Umr Ucbn/Inserm U1075 Comete Recruiting
Caen CEDEX, Basse-Normandie, France, 14032
Contact: Pierre Denise, MD PhD    332068214   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Caen
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Caen Identifier: NCT02518074    
Other Study ID Numbers: 13-070
First Posted: August 7, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Caen: