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Subjects Wanted for Research

Posted Apr. 16, 2014

PARTICIPANTS WANTED!!!
•You will make choices between various cash rewards involving varying time delays for half an hour.
•At the end of the session, one of your decisions is randomly selected and you will be paid according to the choice you made during the experiment. You will have a chance to receive a monetary reward up to $31 possibly with a delay from 0 to 100 days. Payments will be made by means of a gift code to a major on-line retailer.
Please email apopova2@uiuc.edu

Contact: Anna Popova [2177210804 | Email | Regenwetter Decision Making Laboratory]
IRB Protocol 14464 expiring 2017-02-09 / Faculty Sponsor: Michel Regenwetter

Posted Apr. 15, 2014

We are seeking individuals who have never experienced depression. Part 1 takes 2 hours, and pays $10/hour. Part 2 includes carrying a handheld electronic device (Palm Pilot) for 7 days and answering questions a few times each day. Participants will earn up to $20. Thus, participants may earn up to $40 total.

Eligibility: (a) current UIUC undergrad; (b) normal/corrected-to-normal vision; (c) at least 18 years old.
Contact: Luis Flores [Email]
IRB Protocol 14132 expiring 2014-10-06 / Faculty Sponsor: Howard Berenbaum

Posted Apr. 13, 2014

Participants needed for a two session driving simulator study at the Illinois Simulator Lab. Participants should be between ages 18-30, have normal color or corrected-to-normal vision (20/40 or better), and hold a valid driver's license for at least two years. Earn $10 per hour upon study completion.
Contact: Chun Kim [Email]
IRB Protocol 02212 expiring 2015-02-27 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted Mar. 6, 2014

We are seeking individuals who have had depression in the past (not currently) that was severe enough that they obtained or considered treatment. Part 1 takes 2 hours, and pays $10/hour. Part 2 includes carrying a handheld electronic device (Palm Pilot) for 7 days and answering questions a few times each day. Participants will earn up to $20. Thus, participants may earn up to $40 total.

Eligibility: (a) current UIUC undergrad; (b) normal/corrected-to-normal vision; (c) at least 18 years old.
Contact: Luis Flores [Email]
IRB Protocol 14132 expiring 2014-10-06 / Faculty Sponsor: Howard Berenbaum

Posted Mar. 3, 2014

Participants needed for a driving simulator study at the Illinois Simulator Lab. Participants should be between ages 18-30, have normal color vision (20/40 or better) without glasses (contacts are fine), and hold a valid driver's license for at least two years.

The study lasts 2 hours and you will be paid $8 per hour plus parking.
Contact: Ryan Bowman [Email]
IRB Protocol 11615 expiring 2014-04-30 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted Mar. 3, 2014

Be part of an innovative study at the University of Illinois to develop evidence-based tools and methods that may improve the quality of human judgment and reasoning in complex, real world environments. This study is designed to establish and validate a comprehensive and rigorous brain training program that incorporates cognitive neuroscience and fitness interventions for the potential enhancement of complex, real world judgment and reasoning. Participants can receive up to $1,020.
Contact: Courtney Allen [217-300-2805 | Email | Web Link]
IRB Protocol 14212 expiring 0000-00-00 / Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Arthur Kramer

Posted Feb. 28, 2014

Be part of an innovative study at the University of Illinois to develop evidence-based tools and methods that may improve the quality of human judgment and reasoning in complex, real world environments. This study is designed to establish and validate a comprehensive and rigorous brain training program that incorporates cognitive neuroscience, fitness, and nutritional interventions for the enhancement of complex, real world judgment and reasoning. Participants can receive up to $1,020.
Contact: Courtney Allen [217-244-6763 | Email | Web Link]
IRB Protocol 14212 expiring 2015-01-24 / Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Arthur Kramer

Posted Jan. 28, 2014

Participants needed for a 1.5-hour driving simulator study at the Illinois Simulator Lab. Must be 18-30 yrs old, have a valid U.S. driver's license, and normal color vision. Participants will earn $8 per hour.
Contact: Charlie Pritscher [Email]
IRB Protocol 1407 expiring 2014-09-16 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted Jan. 21, 2014

Participants wanted for studies of behavior/brain function. Reimbursement is $10/hr for behavioral and $15/hr for imaging (MRI) sessions. PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be 24-40 years old; Have very good command of English language; Have no history of neurological or psychiatric disorders. For MRI sessions: be right-handed, have NO pacemaker, NO metal implants/prosthetics. For FULL eligibility criteria and study details please email us or visit our website.
Contact: Alex Iordan [Email | Web Link]
IRB Protocol 13904 expiring 2014-09-03 / Faculty Sponsor: Florin Dolcos

Posted Dec. 18, 2013

Seeking Participants for Cognitive Training Study
Earn $15/hour upon STUDY COMPLETION
- Complete computer-based cognitive tasks and pencil-and-paper tests.
- Participate in MRI/fMRI scanning.
- Must not have any head or brain injury.
- Right-handed, native English speaker, 18-30 yrs old.
- Not currently on medication for the treatment of mental or physical illness.
- Participation requires you to visit our lab up to 28 times over 6-7 weeks, with each session lasting 1.5-2.5 hours.
Contact: Courtney Allen [(217)244-6763 | Email]
IRB Protocol 12480 expiring 2014-03-27 / Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Arthur Kramer

Posted Oct. 16, 2013

Seeking Participants for Cognitive Training Study
Earn $15/hour upon STUDY COMPLETION
- Complete computer-based cognitive tasks and pencil-and-paper tests.
- Participate in MRI/fMRI scanning.
- Must not have any head or brain injury.
- Right-handed, native English speaker, 18-30 yrs old.
- Not currently on medication for the treatment of mental or physical illness.
- Participation requires you must visit our lab 28 times over 6-7 weeks, with each session lasting 1.5-2.5 hours.
Contact: Courtney Allen [(217)244-6763 | Email]
IRB Protocol 12480 expiring 2014-03-27 / Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Arthur Kramer

Posted Oct. 11, 2013

Participants wanted for a conversation study. It will normally take 60-70minutes. Compensation is $8 an hour.

Requirements: You must be between 18-35 years of age, have normal or corrected to normal vision (sorry, no hard contacts or thick glasses), and be a native speaker of North American English (i.e., you learned English as your first language in the US or Canada). If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact syoon10@illinois.edu.
Contact: Si On Yoon [Email]
IRB Protocol 10679 expiring 2014-03-04 / Faculty Sponsor: Sarah Brown-Schmidt

Posted Oct. 7, 2013

Participants wanted for an eye tracking study investigating the relations between items in human memory.
Participants will earn $12 for this 1.5 hour study. Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 and have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (contacts are preferred but no hard contact lenses). Participants also must have started to learn English before the age of 4. If you are interested, please email ari.pence@gmail.com for more information or available times.

Contact: Ari Pence [Email]
IRB Protocol 01097 expiring 2014-02-24 / Faculty Sponsor: Neal J. Cohen

Posted Sep. 23, 2013

PARTICIPANTS WANTED
• You will make choices between various cash rewards involving varying time delays.
• The experiment takes about half an hour.
• At the end of the session, one of your decisions is randomly selected and you will be paid according to the choice you made during the experiment. You will have a chance to receive a monetary reward up to $31 possibly with a delay from 0 to 100 days. Payments will be made by means of a gift code to a major on-line retailer.

Contact: Anna Popova [2177210804 | Email]
IRB Protocol 11427 expiring 2014-02-27 / Faculty Sponsor: M. Regenwetter

Posted Sep. 10, 2013

We are seeking participants for a 1.5 hour driving simulator study at the Illinois Simulator lab. Participants will be compensated $12 for the 1.5 hour study. Participants should be 18-30 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license, have at least two years driving experience, be currently driving, and be free from any medical conditions that would prevent driving. If interested please email Meera (zukosky1@illinois.edu) for more information.
Contact: Meera Zukosky [Email]
IRB Protocol 02212 expiring 2014-03-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted Aug. 25, 2013

Earn $12 in a 1.5-hour eye tracking study at the Beckman Institute.

Seeking participants between 18 and 35 years of age with normal or corrected-to-normal vision for a 2-hour eye-tracking study. Eye-tracking is a non-invasive technique that allows us to record where you look during a computerized task. This experiment involves learning and remembering images presented on a computer screen. Please e-mail for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Contact: Heather Lucas [Email]
IRB Protocol 01097 expiring 2014-02-05 / Faculty Sponsor: Neal Cohen

Posted Aug. 2, 2013

Participants wanted for studies of behavior/brain function. Reimbursement is $10/hr for behavioral and $15/hr for imaging (MRI) sessions. PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be 22-40 years old; Have very good command of English language; Have no history of neurological or psychiatric disorders. For MRI sessions: be right-handed, have NO pacemaker, NO metal implants/prosthetics. For FULL eligibility criteria and study details please email us or visit our website.
Contact: Alex Iordan [217-244-0447 | Email | Dolcos Lab]
IRB Protocol 11186 expiring 2013-11-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Florin Dolcos

Posted Jun. 25, 2013

Participants are needed for computer-supported communication experiments. Must be older than 18, native speaker, familiar with touchscreen (e.g., iPad) and experienced with social media (e.g., online forum, Facebook). The study will take place at Beckman Institute and last 1.5-2 hours. The pay is $4/half hour. If interested, contact Vera Liao at uiucacslab@gmail.com.
Contact: Vera Liao [Email]
IRB Protocol 12494 expiring 2014-03-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Wai-Tat Fu

Posted Jun. 25, 2013

Participants needed for a driving simulator study at the Illinois Simulator Lab. The study lasts 1 hour and pays $8 per hour. Participants should be between 18 and 30, hold a valid U.S. driver's license, and have normal or corrected to normal vision.
Contact: Adam Niemann [Email]
IRB Protocol 02212 expiring 2014-04-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted Jun. 18, 2013

Earn $12 by participating in two sessions of an eyetracking study of perception and memory, each of which lasts an hour. Requirements: - Must be 18-40 years old - Normal or corrected-to-normal vision - Normal color vision.
Contact: Maria Robinson [Email]
IRB Protocol 94081 expiring 2014-07-23 / Faculty Sponsor: David Irwin

Posted Jun. 17, 2013

Subjects are needed for EEG experiments at Beckman. It takes ~2 hours and pays $10/hr. The EEG equipment is harmless, but does leave a residue in your hair.
- Must be age 18-35
- Right-handed
- Native English speaker
- Normal or corrected vision
- No history of neuroactive medication or psychological disorders
- No dreadlocks or weaves (due to the recording equipment)
Please email to sign up.
Contact: Luis Paneque [Email]
IRB Protocol 07427 expiring 2014-02-03 / Faculty Sponsor: Brian Gonsalves

Posted May. 28, 2013

Earn $10/hour in a ~2 hour experiment on memory. Participants will perform a memory task while wearing an EEG cap.
- Must be age 18-35
- Right-handed
- Native English speaker
- Normal or corrected vision
- No history of neuroactive medication or psychological disorders
- No dreadlocks or weaves (due to the recording equipment)
Contact: Ryan Hubbard [Email]
IRB Protocol 07427 expiring 2014-02-03 / Faculty Sponsor: Brian Gonsalves

Posted May. 24, 2013

Earn $8 by participating in a 50-60 min experiment on visual attention and cognition at the Psychology building.

Requirements:

- Must be 18-40 years old
- Normal or corrected-to-normal vision
- Normal color vision.
Contact: Nathaniel Hall [Email]
IRB Protocol 05550 expiring 2014-05-09 / Faculty Sponsor: Alejandro Lleras

Posted May. 21, 2013

Participants wanted for a videogame training study involving brain stimulation. Participation involves computerized and pen-and-pencil tests, 10 x 1hr sessions of videogame training, and mild brain stimulation during training.

Compensation is $10 an hour for 22 hours over 5-6 weeks ($5 dollars an hour for partial participation). Sessions are 1-2 hours long. Subjects must be 18-30 years old, English native speakers, right-handed, with normal- or corrected-to-normal vision.
Contact: Robert Weisshappel [Email]
IRB Protocol 12609 expiring 2014-05-07 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

Posted May. 21, 2013

Earn $10/hour in a 1-3 hour experiment with the Cognition and Brain Lab! Participants will perform memory and language tasks while having their normal brainwaves recorded (a safe and non-invasive procedure). Participants must be ages 18-30, right-handed, native English speakers who have not exposed to any other language before the age of 5, with normal or corrected vision. They must also not be taking any neuroactive medication or not have a history of neurological or psychological disorders.
Contact: Katie Mimnaugh [217-244-7334 | Email | Web Link]
IRB Protocol 03122 expiring 2013-12-02 / Faculty Sponsor: Kara Federmeier

Posted May. 10, 2013

We are looking for volunteers to participate in studies of behavior/brain function. Reimbursement is $10/hr for behavioral and $15/hr for brain imaging (MRI)

PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
-Must be 18-35 years old
-Have very good command of English language
-Have no history of neurological or psychiatric disorders
-For MRI sessions: be right-handed, have no pacemaker, metal implants/prosthetics

For FULL eligibility requirements and study details please email us or visit our website
Contact: Alex Iordan [217-244-0447 | Email | Dolcos Lab]
IRB Protocol 11186 expiring 2013-11-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Florin Dolcos

Posted May. 7, 2013

Participants needed for a Web browsing experiment. You will be asked to finish tasks by browsing online forums. It will take 1.5-2 hour and you will be paid for $4 per half an hour. To qualify, you must be above 18 years old, fluent in reading and writing in English. The study will take place in Beckman Institute. If interested please email uiucacslab@gmail.com your available two-hour slots in the next two weeks.
Contact: Vera Liao [Email]
IRB Protocol 12511 expiring 2014-04-15 / Faculty Sponsor: Wai-Tat Fu

Posted Mar. 26, 2013

Earn $12 in a 1.5-hour research study of memory at the Beckman Institute.

Seeking participants between 18 and 35 with normal or corrected-to-normal vision (contacts preferred) for a 1.5-hour eye-tracking study. Eye-tracking is non-invasive and we simply record where you look during a computerized task. Participants will be paid $12 for their time. This experiment involves learning and remembering different faces in multiple locations. If interested, please email me for available times.

Contact: Ari Pence [217-637-0920 | Email]
IRB Protocol 01097 expiring 2014-02-05 / Faculty Sponsor: Neal J. Cohen

Posted Mar. 11, 2013

Participants needed for a spatial communication experiment. You will work with a randomly assigned partner. It will take 1.5-2 hour and you will be paid for $4 per half an hour. To qualify, you must be a native speaker, above 18 years old, and familiar with using touch screen devices (e.g., iPad). The study will take place in Beckman Institute. If interested please email uiucacslab@gmail.com your available two-hour slots in the next two weeks.
Contact: Vera Liao [Email]
IRB Protocol 12494 expiring 2014-03-11 / Faculty Sponsor: Wai-Tat Fu

Posted Feb. 26, 2013

Participants wanted for sentence completion study.

This study involves completing sentence fragments by speaking and pressing buttons.

Compensation: $7 for 40 minutes of your time.
Requirements: You must be between 18 and 35, right handed, and a native speaker of American English.


Contact: Laurel Brehm [Email]
IRB Protocol 02123 expiring 2013-12-11 / Faculty Sponsor: JK Bock

Posted Oct. 12, 2012

Seeking Participants for Cognitive Training Study
Earn $15/hour upon STUDY COMPLETION

- Complete computer-based cognitive tasks and pencil-and-paper tests.
- Participate in MRI/fMRI scanning.
- Must not have any head or brain injury
- Right-handed, native English speaker, 18-30 yrs old
- Currently not on medication for the treatment of mental or physical illness
- Participation requires you to visit our lab UP TO 18 times over 5-6 weeks, with each session lasting 1-2 hours
Contact: Michael Kranz [Email]
IRB Protocol 05142 expiring 2013-10-29 / Faculty Sponsor: Arthur Kramer

 
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