Take part in our experiments

We are looking for volunteers to take part in the following experiments: 

The Effect of Cognition on Heart Rate Variability and Dietary Control
In this study, you will be asked to take part in a variety of tasks such as some self-guided exercise. You will also be asked to complete some questionnaires about yourself and your eating choices.

Enhanced Television Broadcast Formats
The University of Bristol Vision Institute in partnership with BBC R&D is currently running paid psychology experiments on enhanced television broadcast formats and needs your help with an experiment. 

Investigating The relationship between state-anxiety and alcohol related behaviours
This study is currently looking for people between the ages of 18 and 50 years old who drink alcohol at least weekly. Participants must speak English as their first language (or have equivalent level of fluency) and be in good physical and psychiatric health.

Smell and Autobiographical Memories
Two sessions lasting around 1hr 30mins and 45mins respectively. You will be reimbursed £24 in total for taking part. 

Text Comprehension in Real Time
This study consists of one 1.5 hour session taking place at the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRIC) Bristol. You will receive £15 for you participation.

Sentence Comprehension in Real Time
This study consists of one ~ 2hr session, which includes silently reading some sentences and brain wave recording. You will receive £12 for your participation.

Pupil responses to auditory tones as a measure of brain activation
This study consists of one ~ 30 minute session, involving listening and responding to certain auditory tones, you will be reimbursed for your time.

The effect of different drinks on food taste perception
This study is currently looking for both male and female participants to take part in a study investigating whether a drink affects your perception of some snacks. You will receive £12 for your participation.

Relaxation and Mood After Simple Task
This study involves three sessions spaced one week apart, each lasting around 1hr 15min. Each session includes performing some computer tasks lasting about 15 minutes then half an hour relaxing. You will be reimbursed £48 in total.

Visuomotor Coordination in Natural Tasks
This is a study to measure how we coordinate our eye and body movements when interacting with the world. 

Visual Search Task
In the experiment, participants will carry out a visual search task. The study is estimated to last around 40 minutes and you will be reimbursed for your time.

The Effects of Lunch and Breakfast on Memory
This study is currently looking for both male and female participants to take part in a study investigating how consumption of lunch and breakfasts influences memory.

Blood Pressure and Pain in Healthy Male Volunteers
This study is looking for healthy male volunteers ~30-75 years of age to take part at the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre. 

Colour Reading Experiment
Adult participants needed who use coloured overlays, lenses or screen filters to help reading.


 
Please be aware that we do not keep contact information for the experiments listed above and we will not be able to contact the researcher on your behalf. 
 
Please also check the Nutrirition and Behaviour Unit studies and the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group studies for further experiments. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We always need volunteers to take part in our studies

Most studies reimburse you for your time. The amount varies depending on the nature of each study and the funding source, so please contact the researcher for details.

Please note there is free parking available for all participants however this does depend on availability, please ask your researcher if you require parking. 

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Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group (TARG)

List of all current TARG studies

Nutrition and Behaviour Unit (NBU)

List of all current NBU studies