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Research participants wanted

14 October 2017

Free will study We are looking for healthy volunteers with no history of psychiatric or neurological conditions, to undertake research exploring the interaction between bodily signals and free will. You will paid £15 for your time. To take part you need to: · be aged between 18 and 30 years, · have no history of psychiatric or neurological conditions, · be right handed, · have normal vision (including with glasses).

Aysha Ahmad A.Ahmad1@uni.bsms.ac.uk 01273873787

2 October 2017

3-10 yr olds needed for a study by the Voice Lab to understand how a child’s voice relates to their physiology and behaviour. Your child will be audio-recorded as they describe a cartoon scene and answer simple questions about their activity preferences. Non-intrusive physical measurements will also be taken. The study can take place on campus or at your home and takes 10-30mins to complete. Testing between 16th and 27th October, 3pm-5pm. Alternative days/times can be arranged.

v.cartei@sussex.ac.uk

Aged 30-50? Get £75 & a picture of your brain and help research? Healthy people needed for neuroscience research investigating the effects of inflammation on the brain. you need to University of Sussex on 3 sessions. interested contact us on: http://bit.do/ciscbrain or directly via email. thanks Samira.

S.Bouyagoub@bsms.ac.uk

22 September 2017

Do you want a copy of your brain scan? Are you flexible? Can you help us find out how brain and body interact? Click to see if you are flexible and for more information: https://universityofsussex.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87gZIwhwXTENFgV This study has been approved by the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Research Governance and Ethics Committee v1 28/03/2017

For more information please contact: Dr Jessica Eccles j.eccles@bsms.ac.uk

13 September 2017

How good are you at recognizing emotions? Take part in an online study looking at how different people recognize emotions and how it relates to their sensitivity of their bodily sensations as well as behaviour. It only takes 10-15 minutes and you'll get a chance to win £25 Amazon voucher!

https://universityofsussex.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1SSblPSSRGkabel

18 July 2017

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18, for participating in a study about cooperation and motor coordination. In this study two participants will be cooperating together to succeed in a very simple computer game while their respiration and pulse are monitored by non-invasive methods. The study lasts about 75 minutes and each participant will be paid £8 for their time. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk .

M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18 and with normal or corrected-to-normal vision, for participating in a study investigating how optical illusions affect judgments in visual tasks. The study has two sessions , each of them lasting about 45 - 50 minutes. Participants will be paid £10 for their time after the second session. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk .

M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk

22 March 2017

Alcohol drinkers earn £80.00! fMRI study that will test how Atomoxetine affects attention. Atomoxetine is used for treating ADHD. You will do 3 sessions: screening (1.5h), and two testing sessions (5h each). In one test session you will get 60mg of Atomoxetine, in the other you will get a placebo. You CANNOT take part if you: o Are left handed o Have ever had a seizure, tic or spasm o Are using anti-depressant medication o Use any illicit drug weekly o Have MRI contraindications

If you want to take part, are right handed, are 18-40 years old, and weigh 55-90kg, contact Kiki Nikolaou (kn85@sussex.ac.uk) for info and screening.

22 December 2015

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18 and with normal or corrected-to-normal vision, for participating in a study investigating judgements of variance/diversity perceived in different parts of the visual field. The study involves simple computer-based tasks, lasting for about 75 minutes. Participants will be paid £10 for their time. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk .

M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk

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