Adult Broad Learning Experiment (ABLE): Feasibility Study (ABLE)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03438136|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 19, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 19, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cognitive Decline||Behavioral: Adult Broad Learning Experiment (ABLE)||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||22 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Half of the participants will participate in the intervention, and the other half will be assigned to a no contact control group.|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Adult Broad Learning Experiment (ABLE): Feasibility Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||December 5, 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 13, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 13, 2019|
Experimental: Intervention arm
This arm will be enrolled in the intervention.
Behavioral: Adult Broad Learning Experiment (ABLE)
This intervention implements six factors from early childhood experiences: individualized scaffolding (having a responsive teacher), forgiving environment (allowing the learner to make and learn from mistakes), growth mindset (believing that abilities can develop with effort), open-minded learning (exploring new experiences), serious commitment to learning (adopting a "learning" lifestyle), and learning multiple skills simultaneously.
No Intervention: No intervention arm
This arm will be enrolled in a no contact control group.
- Screening-to-enrollment ratio [ Time Frame: Beginning of the intervention (Week 1) ]Number of participants we screen relative to the number of participants who enroll
- Intervention adherence [ Time Frame: Throughout the intervention (15 weeks) ]Amount of homework hours logged and class attendance
- Enjoyment of intervention activities [ Time Frame: Week 15 ]Assessed via a brief questionnaire of 4 questions created by our research team. Range: 4-24, summed across 4 questions.
- Executive Function [ Time Frame: Pre-test to post-test (15 weeks: Week 1; Week 15) ]Measured by NIH EXAMINER battery
- Broad Learning Adult Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Pre-test to post-test (15 weeks: Week 1; Week 15) ]New questionnaire developed by PI
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03438136
|United States, California|
|University of California, Riverside|
|Riverside, California, United States, 92521|