Paid Research Opportunities

The following studies are recruiting participants and pay for your time. Read the descriptions and requirements. If you are interested, email the researcher asking to participate. Information on some studies is also posted on bulletin boards in Swift Hall

College Experiences

Posted 3/14/14

Would you like to participate in paid Psychology research? NU's Social Self Lab is looking for students across different majors to participate in a study about their experiences. Participation involves completing survey questions and tasks on the computer. You will be paid $10 for approximately 30 minutes of your time.

If you're interested in taking part in the study, please answer a few questions: http://kellogg.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2ozBJEbair7EUNn 

If you have any questions, please email Priya at: nuselflab@gmail.com 

IRB Project Number: STU00085013 / Principal Investigator: Wendi Gardner

Brain Development

Posted 9/3/2013

The Laboratory for Human Neuroscience at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is seeking participants for research studies on how the brain develops across the lifespan. We are currently enrolling individuals 18-34 years of age in our research studies. Depending on your eligibility, you could take part in studies involving cognitive testing or studies involving noninvasive recording of brain function (using EEG and MRI). Please contact us if you are interested in and we can determine your eligibility and provide additional details. All studies take place in downtown Chicago on the Northwestern University campus. Individuals will receive monetary compensation for participating, ranging from $10-$40 per hour depending on the experiment.

Please contact us if you are interested:
Email: northwestern.research2012@gmail.com
Phone: 312-503-5613

IRB Project Number: STU00060723 / Principal Investigator: Joel Voss

Visual Adaptation, Selective Attention, and Shape Coding

Posted 7/23/2013

The laboratories of Dr. Satoru Suzuki and Dr. Marcia Grabowecky are currently seeking healthy adults to participate in research on perception. Studies take place on the Northwestern University Evanston campus (Cresap 306). Participants are compensated $10/hour for volunteering. The current study will take 1.5 hours and participants will be compensated $15. 

Note: no transportation or parking costs will be covered.

If interested, please contact us via email at: perception.nu@gmail.com

IRB study code: STU00013229/ Principal Investigator: Satoru Suzuki

Life Experiences

Posted 7/12/2013

Would you like to participate in paid Psychology research? NU's Social Self Lab is looking for adults aged 45 and older to participate in a study on life experiences. Participation involves two lab sessions spaced 2 weeks apart and a journal assignment. During the lab sessions, participants will complete survey questions and tasks on the computer, as well as an interview on life experiences, which will be audio-recorded. You will be paid $20 for the first session, lasting approximately 60 minutes, and $20 for the second session, lasting approximately 30 minutes ($40 total).

If you're interested in taking part in the study, please answer a few questions: http://kellogg.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_a3sxFtnKcImyPD7 

If you have any questions, please email us at nuselflab@gmail.com

IRB study code: STU00079813/ Principal Investigator: Wendi Gardner

The Thinking Brain

Posted 6/27/2013

HELP US LEARN MORE ABOUT THE THINKING BRAIN!

The psychology laboratory of Dr. Mark Beeman is currently seeking healthy adults to participate in an electroencephalography (EEG) research project. The study takes place on the Northwestern University Evanston Campus (Cresap Hall). Participants will perform a variety of cognitive tasks including identifying letters, words, and pictures, and problem solving. Study takes from 1 to 4 hours, depending on what version(s) you participate in.

Must be right-handed native English speaker, over age 18.

Participants are compensated $10/hour for volunteering. Note: no transportation or parking costs will be covered.

If interested, please contact us via email at: creative.cognition.nu@gmail.com
or call: 847-491-2189

IRB study code: STU00060166/ Principal Investigator: Mark Beeman

 

Perception and Creative Cognition

Posted 6/27/2013

HELP US LEARN MORE ABOUT COGNITION!

The psychology laboratory of Dr. Mark Beeman is currently seeking healthy adults to participate in an electroencephalography (EEG) research project. The study takes place on the Northwestern University Evanston Campus (Cresap Hall). Participants are compensated $20. Must be Caucasian, Right-Handed, and a native English speaker.

If interested, please contact us via email at: creative.cognition.nu@gmail.com
or call: 847-491-5847

IRB study code: STU00056446/ Principal Investigator: Mark Beeman

Understanding Map Experiences

Posted 5/13/2013

We are conducting a research study that investigates map comprehension.  If you decide to participate, you will be asked to view maps and answer some questions about them.  The experimental session will last approximately 60 minutes, and you will be paid $12 for your participation.  Interested individuals should send an email to NUMapResearch@gmail.com

Restrictions:
Participants must be Northwestern undergraduates with normal or corrected-to-normal vision.

IRB study code: STU00005673/ Principal Investigator: David N. Rapp

Experiences and Cognition

Posted 5/13/2013

The Northwestern Social Self Lab is looking for students to participate in a 30 minute experiment on experiences and cognition. Participation involves completing survey questions and tasks on the computer. You will be paid $8 for 30 minutes of your time.

If you're interested in taking part in the study, please click here to answer a few questions and we will contact you thereafter: http://nwpsych.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2lPIBUEfHpCSWXj   If you have any questions, please email Alex at scm.lab.northwestern@gmail.com

IRB study code: STU00067962/ Principal Investigators: Mesmin Destin & Wendi Gardner

Brain-Based Lie Detection

Posted 5/13/2013

We are seeking participants to take part in a study examining our brain-based lie detector test between May 13 and May 22. The experiment takes 1.5 hours, pays $15, and takes place in Cresap Hall. Participants should be undergraduate Northwestern students without a history of anxiety, depression, head injury, or epilepsy. To sign up, please contact deceptionstudy@gmail.com. Students who participated in either the WINO or LULZ experiments as part of the Intro to Psychology course in the Winter or Fall of 2013 are ineligible for this study.

IRB study code: STU00028354/ Principal Investigator: Joel Rosenfeld

Social Judgment Task

Posted 4/29/2013

We are looking for participants over age of 18. The study involves two sessions, which takes 1 hour and 15 mins in total. Participation will be paid at $12/hr, plus a second-time show up fee. So the total payment will be $20. In the study, there will be questionnaires and coumputer-based categorization tasks. Please email your time availability and demographical information (age, gender, race, major, etc) to huxqing03@gmail.com for schedules. Please use CEP PAID STUDY  as your email subject.

IRB study code: STU00028354/ Principal Investigator: Joel Rosenfeld

Spatial and Information Processing

Posted 12/12/2012

The Cognition and Language lab is recruiting fluent English speakers (18 and over) to participate in studies concerning spatial and information processing. Participation may involve tablet-based sketching, story reading tasks, and computer response tasks. Studies last up to an hour and participants are compensated with $12 for their time.

If you are interested in participating please contact cognitiveresearch@gmail.com. Thank you.


IRB: STU00000176 and STU00001972/ Principal Investigator: Dedre Gentner