Etkin Lab
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Healthy Volunteers

For Brain Research

Studies for Healthy Volunteers

The Etkin Lab is continually seeking healthy volunteers to participate in research studies on the brain. Volunteers can participate in a variety of studies, experiencing many innovative technologies in the field of neuroscience. If you are interested in helping expand current understanding of the brain, consider volunteering in one or more of our studies. Each study has a slightly different time commitment and compensation. If you find one you like, please take a look at our participant criteria, then select the Participate Now button on the right to assess your eligibility.

 

Criteria to participate:

  • 18 and older
  • Right-handed
  • No history of mental illness or neurological disorder
  • Specific studies may have other criteria

 

 

Brain Mapping Study-
This particular study is building multiple neural circut maps using the combined technology of TMS and fMRI. Participants will perform cognitive tasks while in a fMRI scanner. TMS stimulation will also be administered while in the fMRI scanner.

Study Time

3 Day  /  8 Hrs

Study Payment

$510

Study Involves

TMS, fMRI, clinical & behavioral assessments

 

 

Emotion Circuit Study-
This particular study is investigating the effects of TMS on emotional cognition. Participants will perform cognitive tasks with an EEG. TMS stimulation will be given between tasks as well. Specific Criteria: Participants must be 25-45 years old.

Study Time

1 Day  /  5 Hrs

Study Payment

$125

Study Involves

TMS, EEG, behavioral & physiological assessments

 

 

COHEN Study
This study is investigating measureable medical characteristics to help healthcare professionals to objectively diagnose PTSD and TBI by comparing biomarkers of vets to the biomarkers of healthy civilians. Participants will perform cognitive tasks with TMS-EEG-eyetracking. TMS stimulation will be given between tasks as well. Specific Criteria: Participants must be medication free.

Study Time

4 Days  /  5 Hrs

Study Payment

$560

Study Involves

fMRI, TMS, EEG, eyetracking, blood draw, behavioral & physiological assessments

 

 

Participate now

 

 

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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