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New Haven, Connecticut


The goal of the proposed research is to adapt and rigorously evaluate educational mobile games, designed as a downloadable mobile apps to be played on smartphones or tablets. Investigators will be partnering with Yogome for this project. Yogame is a company dedicated to creating educational games that aim to reinforce knowledge acquired in school and help children learn new things in an entertaining and fun way.

Study summary:

This study will modify and evaluate the Heroes of Knowledge (HoK) games, beginning with the Math Heroes game which was designed to be played for up to 8 hours. Other games in the HoK series may be included in this process if they are fully developed and available for testing. In testing the efficacy of the Math Heroes game, children will play the game for 1-1.5 hours per week, 2-3 times per week, for 2-4 weeks (to accumulate 6-8 hours of game play). The game has been designed to target math knowledge skills identified by the Common Core Standards for Mathematics (2012).


Inclusion Criteria: - Participants must be in first grade and interested and able to participate in a mobile app-based videogame (willing to sit with a tablet computer for approximately 1-1.5 hours, 2-3 times per week for 2-4 weeks). Exclusion Criteria:



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Lynn E Fiellin, MD
Yale University

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

New Haven, Connecticut
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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