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Table 3 Stage 2 session content and timing, listed by category

From: The Cambridge Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience (Cam-CAN) study protocol: a cross-sectional, lifespan, multidisciplinary examination of healthy cognitive ageing

Session Measure Modality Approx. duration (mins)
Session 1    
  Weight Physiological 2
  Height Physiological 2
  Blood Pressure Physiological 11
  Visual short-term memory Behavioural 35
  Emotion expression recognition Behavioural 20
  T1-weighted structural image MRI 5
  T2-weighted structural image MRI 5
  Diffusion-Weighted Images MRI 10
  Magnetisation Transfer Ratio images MRI 5
  Resting state T2*-weighted fMRI 9
  Movie watching T2*-weighted fMRI 8
  Sensorimotor task T2*-weighted fMRI 9
  Field maps fMRI 1
Session 2    
  Face recognition: familiar faces Behavioural 10
  Face recognition: unfamiliar faces Behavioural 10
  Fluid Intelligence Behavioural 20
  Hotel task Behavioural 20
  Sentence comprehension Behavioural 30
  Resting state MEG 9
  Sensorimotor task MEG 12
Session 3a    
  Emotional reactivity and regulation Behavioural 55
  Force matching Behavioural 14
  Motor learning Behavioural 21
  Picture-picture priming Behavioural 20
  Proverb comprehension Behavioural 5
  Tip-of-the-tongue Behavioural 10
Session 3b    
  Emotional memory Behavioural 90
  Picture-picture priming Behavioural 20
  Proverb comprehension Behavioural 5
  Tip-of-the-tongue Behavioural 10