The studies listed below are currently seeking participants and offer compensation for your time (typically around $7 to $10 per hour). If you have questions or would like to participate in a particular study, please contact the appropriate researcher.
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last updated 06/14/2013
2. Understanding Sentences
Researcher: Georgia Pierce, LPAD@cogsci.jhu.edu
Location: Krieger 113
Date Listed: May 15, 2013
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a native speaker of English, must not wear glasses or rigid lens contacts (note: the typical soft lens contacts are fine), must be 18+ years of age, and should have no known cognitive/linguistic disorders.
You will be asked to read English sentences and answer comprehension questions about them. You will be paid $7 for a 45 minute study.
(IRB Protocol: Comprehension and Production of Words and Sentences; HIRB #00000496. PI. Dr. Akira Omaki)
3. Language in Daily Life
Researcher: Rapp Lab, email@example.com
Location: Krieger 131 (CogNeuro Research Lab)
Date Listed: October 9, 2012
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a native speaker of English, 36-80 years of age, with no history of learning or reading disabilities.
We are looking for participants for a research study investigating the ways in which people use language on daily basis. You can earn up to $55 while answering a simple question about language use several times each day for 7 days.
(IRB Protocol: The Use of Written and Spoken Language in Daily Life; HIRB #2012033. PI. Dr. Brenda Rapp)
4. fMRI study of visual scene perception
Researcher: Park Lab members, firstname.lastname@example.org
Study Location: Kennedy Krieger Institute (JHMI)
Date Listed: June 29, 2012
Eligibility Requirements: a) 18-35 years of age, b) normal or corrected to normal vision, c) pass the fMRI safety screen questionnaire to be sent by e-mail
Participate in a neuroimaging study of visual scene and space perception! This research study is being conducted at JHMI by the Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Lab. If you are interesting in participating in an fMRI study and you meet the above eligibility requirements, please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
(IRB Protocol: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) study of Human Scene and Space Processing; IRB #NA_0067614. PI. Dr. Soojin Park)