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Neural Correlates of Intern Speech (INNERSPEECH)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02830100
Recruitment Status : Terminated (no more subjects for recrutment)
First Posted : July 12, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 15, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Grenoble

Brief Summary:
The goal is to define what is the nature of intern speech, how it manifests itself, who deal with agency in intern speech and finally what is the role of intern speech in attention tasks.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Volunteer Other: Healthy volunteers Device: MRI Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Intern speech has a main goal in memory, thinking and self-awareness. So this study might bring information in order to better understand any potential adverse effect on depression or anxiety disorders for example.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Neural Correlates of Intern Speech
Actual Study Start Date : July 23, 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 12, 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : December 12, 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Healthy volunteers Other: Healthy volunteers
Magnetic Resonance Imaging during intern speech, listening, talking, thinking.

Device: MRI

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Study intern speech [ Time Frame: About an hour ]
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging while talking, thinking, listening

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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:

  • Between 18 and 65 years
  • Right-handed
  • French as mother tongue
  • Visual acuity that allow to read stimulis (contact lens authorized)
  • Healthy subject

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Respiratory or cardio-vascular pathology
  • Claustrophobia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02830100

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La Tronche, France, 38700
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Grenoble
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Principal Investigator: Alexandre Krainik, Professor Grenoble Hospital University

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Uttl B, Morin A, Faulds TJ, Hall T, Wilson JM. Sampling Inner Speech Using Text Messaging. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science. Kingston2012. p. 287.

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Grenoble Identifier: NCT02830100    
Other Study ID Numbers: 38RC14.304
First Posted: July 12, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 15, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Grenoble:
Intern speech
Speech and visual imaging
Mind and oral drift
Cognitive performance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging