[RESEARCH VOLUNTEER] Participants needed for brain imaging study!
Our lab at the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge is currently looking for participants in psychological research. The purpose of this study is to examine the brain’s mechanisms for perception.
If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Reuben Rideaux via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This study will include two sessions, one lasting 1 hour and the other 1.5 hours, that will take place over separate days and in different locations. Both sessions will involve observing images on a screen while making responses by pressing buttons.
One session will take place at the Cognition and Brain Unit (15 Chaucer Rd, Cambridge CB2 7EF), where you will be scanned using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This is a safe and widely used method in both clinical and research settings. The scan will last 1.5 hours in which you will have to lie still in the scanner while performing the task. You will be compensated £15 for the scanning session in addition to receiving an image of your brain.
The other session will take place in the Department of Psychology (Downing Site, CB2 3EB), where you will perform the task in a darkened room at a computer. This session will last approximately 1 hour and you will be compensated £7.
There are fixed timeslots available for the imaging session throughout June – July, while the time of the other session is flexible (but must be conducted before the imaging session).
To be eligible to participate, you should have normal or corrected-to-normal vision without major visual impairments. As the study includes MRI, participants will need to be MRI safe. During the experiment, you have the right to withdraw from the study at any time and you will be entitled to any agreed payment up to the point where you withdraw. The information which you supply will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. No identifiable personal data will be published.