Investigating Neuropsychological Consequences of COVID-19 on Adults, and Examination of Associated Risk and Resilience Factors

Title: Investigating Neuropsychological Consequences of COVID-19 on Adults, and Examination of Associated Risk and Resilience Factors

Description: Our research team is investigating the impacts of COVID-19 on the brain and thinking abilities, and whether there are potential risk or protective factors that may influence cognitive outcomes.
In this study, we are recruiting participants who have tested positive for COVID-19 at least 3 months prior, OR who have not been diagnosed with COVID-19. We will be collecting demographic information, health information, and conducting a cognitive assessment remotely through Zoom.
This research is being conducted through York University and the University of Victoria.

Specifics: Study Population:
We are recruiting adults (19+) from BC and Ontario. Participants need to fall into one of the following categories:
a) has tested positive for COVID-19 at least 3 months prior
OR
b) has not tested positive for COVID-19

Participant Obligation:
There will be a set of online surveys (45 mins in length) and a cognitive assessment via Zoom (1 hour in length). Participants must have access to a computer OR device with a large screen in order to conduct the Zoom assessment remotely.

Location: Online - Ontario or British Columbia

Project lead: This study has 2 primary researchers:
Dr. Kristina Gicas from York University
Dr. Theone Paterson from the University of Victoria

Study Dates: January 4, 2022 to January 4, 2023

Study Website: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/covidcogntivehealth/