A Study to Clarify the Relationship Between Autonomic Nervous System Regulation and Cognitive Performance


About this study

The purpose of this study is to measure changes in autonomic nervous system functioning to show the impact of down-regulation techniques under cognitive stress.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants between 18-30 years of age.
  • Healthy individuals that have participated in a routine physical activity in the past 12 months. 

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Participants under the age of 18 or over the age of 30.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Holmes, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

David Holmes Ph.D.



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