The Visuo-attentional Mediator of Social Facilitation (VAMOS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03929289|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 26, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 8, 2019
Social psychology has long established that the mere presence of others influences the investigator's individual behavior and performance. "Social facilitation" refers to any improvement or deterioration of performance due to the presence of others. For more than a century, social psychology has acquired a solid knowledge of the principles governing this fundamental form of social influence.
But the underlying mechanism of social facilitation remains debated, as behavior alone cannot identify it with certainty. This major unresolved problem makes it particularly difficult to translate laboratory results on social facilitation into real applications in areas such as school or work, where others are ubiquitous. The purpose of this study will therefore be to identify the mediator of social facilitation.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Social Facilitation||Behavioral: Social Facilitation||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||The Visuo-attentional Mediator of Social Facilitation|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||October 1, 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 1, 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 1, 2022|
Experimental: Social Facilitation
Cognitive tasks during functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) observed or not by a subject's known peer.
Behavioral: Social Facilitation
During the functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scan, the subject will perform cognitive tasks measuring eye movements and attention alternatively observed by a familiar peer (in an adjacent room) or not.
- Brain activation [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]Cerebral Blood Oxygenation Level-Dependent (BOLD) signals
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]pupillary diameter
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]error rate
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]reaction time
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]oculomotor kinematic parameters: velocity of saccades.
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]oculomotor kinematic parameters: duration of saccades.
- Behavioral performances [ Time Frame: 50 minutes ]oculomotor kinematic parameters: precision of saccades.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03929289
|Contact: Denis PELISSON, MD||4 72 91 34 17 ext +firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Martine MEUNIER, MD||4 72 91 34 17 ext +email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Denis PELISSON, MD||Centre de Recherche en Neuroscience de Lyon|