Studies Seeking Volunteers

Thomas Adolescent Decision-making Study

Bradley Hospital

Study on behavior and brain activity related to how teens make decisions and respond to rewards because of how this may be linked to marijuana use.


Participant Demographics:
Female; 14-15 years old; range of marijuana use (from none to a lot); have a parent or legal guardian willing to participate in some study activities; have no braces, permanent retainer, or implanted metal

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
[email protected]
(401) 365-4320​
Website

 

Desrochers Lab Neuroscience Study

Be a Research Participant! Get a Picture of your Brain!

Simple computer-based behavioral studies, fMRI or TMS (a form of noninvasive brain stimulation) studies.


Participant Demographics:
18-35 years old, right handed

Compensation: $10-$20 per hour depending on the experiment type, total hours of the study session, and whether it is a single or multi-session study

 

Pediatric Eating Behaviors Study

Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at Brown University

Two outpatient study visits involving non-invasive procedures and testing.


Participant Demographics:
10-17 years old, overweight

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
[email protected]
(401) 793-8962
Website
Brochure

 

Peters Emotions Study

Brown University

Study on relationships between emotions, thoughts and the brain.


Participant Demographics:
13-16 years old, female, with one parent or legal guardian willing to participate in some study activities

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
[email protected]
(401) 444-1905
Website
Brochure

 

Head Injury and Seizure Disorder Study

Providence VA Medical Center and Rhode Island Hospital

Study to understand brain changes in individuals with seizure disorders.


Participant Demographics:
18-60 years old, men and women, with a history of head injury and seizure disorder or history of head injury without seizure disorder

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
[email protected]
(401) 273-7100 x6229
Website