Funding for this research was provided by:
Canada Excellence Research Chairs, Government of Canada (215063)
Received: 23 October 2019
Revised: 2 February 2020
Accepted: 3 February 2020
First Online: 14 March 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: AMO is a Fellow of CIFAR and co-Director of the Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind, and Consciousness. Some of the cognitive tests used in these two studies are marketed by Cambridge Brain Sciences Inc., of which Dr. Owen is the unpaid Chief Scientific Officer. Under the terms of the existing licensing agreement, Dr. Owen and his collaborators are free to use the platform at no cost for their scientific studies and such research projects neither contribute to, nor are influenced by, the activities of the company. As such, there is no overlap between the current study and the activities of Cambridge Brain Sciences Inc., nor was there any cost to the authors, funding bodies or participants who were involved in the study.
: This study was approved by the Health Sciences Research Ethics Board of the University of Western Ontario. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.