Etkin Lab

Brain Mapping Study

About this study

This study aims to help us better understand how different regions of the brain are interconnected by utilizing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and electroencephelography (EEG). Our goal is to discover the realtionship between brain measures, life experiences and potential symptoms of anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Help us advance technologies and treatments for these conditions! Some participants may be eligible for cognitive training!

What the study involves:

Clinical Psychological Assessments (Interview)

Behavioral tasks

Online surveys

fMRI brain scan

fMRI/TMS brain scan



Study Criteria:

Experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD OR not experiencing any psychiatric symptoms.

18-60 years old


No current psychiatric medication

No seizure disorder


All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of the research team. Your name and any information that can identify you will not be used in our reports.

How Do I Sign Up?
The first step toward participating in this research study is to call 650.725.9510 or click the link below to schedule a time to speak with us

You will be compensated up to $535 for your time and effort for participating in this study.


Please click the button below to get started.

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For more information on what to expect from the study procedures discussed above:

What to expect from a fMRI:

What to expect from an EEG:

What to expect from TMS:

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