Recruitment Ad for Research Participation

We are looking for volunteers to participate in studies of behavior and/or brain function, using behavioral tasks at a computer, functional neuroimaging (fMRI) methods or electroencephalography (EEG).

Reimbursement: $10/hr for behavioral and $15/hr for brain imaging participation.

If you are between the ages of 18 and 35 years old you may be eligible.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Be a native English speaker or have good command of the English language, with at least a high-school diploma.

  2. Not have history of neurological disorders or disease (for example head injury, epilepsy, seizures, brain tumor, brain surgery, stroke).

  3. Not currently be taking or having taken medication in the last 6 months for psychiatric disorders or disease (example: depression, anxiety, autism).

  4. Not have a history of heavy alcohol consumption [defined as more than 14 standard drinks (if male) or more than 7 standard drinks (if female) per week].

  5. Not have a history of recreational drug abuse.

In addition, for fMRI studies you must:

  1. Be right-handed.

  2. Have no pacemaker, metal implants, prosthetics, pins, plates, tattoos near head, neck and shoulders, or have ever had metal fragments enter your eye (regular dental work is OK).

For more information, please contact: the laboratory of Sepideh Sadaghiani (CONNECT Lab) at 217-300-2566 or