Take part in our experiments

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

Is the locus coeruleus involved in reward: a pupillometry study
This study consists of one ~40-minute session, involving listening and responding to certain auditory tones.
 
Mobile eye-tracking study into the use of gaze while walking
This 40 minute study involves two short walks, and aims to use eye-tracking technology to understand factors underlying falls. Participants will have the opportunity to win one of three £10 prizes by participating.
 

The cognitive effects of anxiety
This study investigates the cognitive effects of anxiety. Participants will be asked to attend one lab based session, which lasts 2.5 hrs and will be reimbursed £20 for their time. 

Spot the odd one out
This study involves one session, lasting 90 minutes to two hours and offers £20 reimbursement.

Mood Following Simple Verbal Tasks 3
This study involves one session, lasting 1hr to 1hr 15 min and offers £15 reimbursement.

World Food Study 2
This study aims to identify people’s willingness to try different varieties of world foods. The experiment will take part over two test sessions lasting 1 hour and a half in total. You will be provided full meals at both test sessions.

Categorising Words
This study investigates the way in which the human visual system recognises words during reading.

Coloured object naming study
In this experiment, you will be presented with a series of line drawings of common objects on a computer screen which will be presented in various colours (e.g., “blue monkey”, “yellow cup”, etc.). Your job will be to name them as quickly and accurately as possible.

Understanding Human Well-being Online Survey
Have an opportunity to win one of five £100 prizes by taking part in our survey.

Does your arm do what your brain wants it to?
We are running a research project to investigate production of grip force by the brain, spinal cord and muscles 

Blood Pressure Study
In this study, we are looking for people with high blood pressure to take part.

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 an equivalent level of fluency) and be in good physical and psychiatric health.

 

 

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

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