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Study: Scenario Study (an fMRI study)

Experimenter:
Catherine Stevenson

Contact:
nyuscenario@gmail.com

Description:
This is an fMRI study that investigates how individuals sort words and categories. Participants will be asked to view and categorize various words and images, and to read a short story. You will be paid $25 per hour for your participation. This study takes approximately 2.5 hours in an fMRI scanner.

Specific requirements:
Must be 18 years of age.
Must have normal vision.
Must be fluent in English.
Must be right-handed.
NO tattoos, NO metal in the body, NO claustrophobia.
Must NOT be taking psychiatric medications.


Study: Genes and Decision Making

Experimenter:
Jackie Reitzes

Contact:
jr2774@nyu.edu

Description:
This study examines the relationship between genes and monetary decisions. You will be asked to make monetary decisions on a computer, submit saliva sample for genotyping, and fill out questionnaires. You will be paid $10 per hour for your participation. You may also be paid an additional $0 to $96 depending on your monetary decisions during the computer task.

Specific requirements:
You must be 18 or over to participate
In order to control for effects of race in this study, participation is restricted to individuals of Caucasian racial/ethic background. If both of your parents are of Caucasian descent, then you are eligible to participate. If you are not eligible to participate for this study because of this restriction, we would be happy to refer you to other studies which you are eligible.


Study: Search Strategies

Experimenter:
Elizabeth Goldfarb

Contact:
goldfe01@nyu.edu

Description:
You will be asked to view images on a computer screen and press a button in response to a target. You may also undergo an additional (mild to moderate) stressor and provide us with salivary samples at different points throughout the experiment for assessment of stress hormones. The study will take approximately one hour. You will be paid $15/hr for your participation.

Specific requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be fluent in English (spoken for at least 10 years)
Must have normal or corrected to normal vision
Must have normal color vision

Study: Emotional Learning & Regulation

Experimenter:
Candace Raio

Contact:
cmr385@nyu.edu

Description:
You will be asked to view images on a computer screen and complete several questionnaires. Additionally, you will be asked to have your skin conductance response recorded and occasionally receive mild electric shocks to the wrist, which are aversive, but not painful. You may also undergo an additional (mild to moderate) stressor and provide us with salivary samples at different points throughout the experiment for assessment of stress hormones. This study requires you to come in on two consecutive days for 45min each day. You will compensated $30 after the second session.

Specific requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be fluent in English (spoken for at least 10 years)
Must NOT have done an aversive conditioning (shock) study in the past --- months.
Must NOT be pregnant
Must NOT be currently taking any anti-depressant or anti-anxiety medication


Study: Decision Making about Monetary Rewards

Experimenter:
Karolina Lempert

Contact:
kml523@nyu.edu

Description:
In this study, you will do one computer task, during which you will make choices about money. You will also complete a few brief questionnaires. We will collect eye movement data while you are completing the computer task. The study will take approximately one hour. You will be paid $10 for your participation, and you may also be paid up to $60 more depending on your monetary decisions during the computer task.

Requirements:
You must be 18 or over to participate, and must not take any psychiatric or neurological medications. You must also have normal or corrected-to-normal vision.