Research Studies at Penn State Seeking Volunteers
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Research volunteers needed to investigate the effects of low-medium-high intake of dairy on blood pressure
This study is NOT a controlled feeding study! Participants continue their normal diet at home.
We are seeking healthy older adults between the ages of 60-85 for a study of the brain during healthy aging.
Are you interested in learning strategies that help you manage how much candy your child eats?
Researchers in the Department of Psychology are looking for musician volunteers whose native language is English and who have minimal to no experience with a second language.
Researchers in the Department of Psychology are looking for Chinese-English volunteers who either play an instrument (or sing) OR have minimal to no musical training.
Researchers in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health and Human Development are currently recruiting persons between the ages of 40-80 to participate in research exploring brain activation in the language network across time.
Healthy premenopausal women needed for study investigating the effect of age and estrogen on blood pressure.
How does psoriasis influence cardiovascular health? Did you know that people who have psoriasis have an 86% greater chance of developing cardiovascular disease than do people who do not have psoriasis?
How does blood pressure influence cardiovascular health? Purpose of the study: To investigate the effects of hydrogen sulfide on blood vessel function
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department is looking for volunteers to participate in a study of bilingual language processing. You will be asked to complete a few language tasks in Korean that should last approximately 30 minutes.
Researchers at Penn State are conducting a large, multi-site study to develop test norms for a commonly used measure to assess thinking speed, the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT). Prior to being enrolled in the study, you will be required to go through a telephone screen to see if you are eligible for our study. If you are eligible, we will schedule you to come in for a session during which you will be asked to complete a number of questionnaires and paper and pencil tests.
We are looking for Spanish/English bilinguals that are highly proficient in both languages and that used them in a daily basis. They will participate in a 2 hours study in which they will silently read sentences in Spanish and English. Neurophysiological data will be recorded during the task. There will be a monetary compensation. Those interested should contact Maya (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Patricia (email@example.com)
The Center for Language Science in the Psychology Department at Penn State is looking for English native speakers who are advanced speakers/learners of Spanish as their second language for an Event Related Potential (ERP) study. Students who have studied abroad or lived in a Spanish speaking country are particularly encouraged to participate. However, this is not necessary.
The Brain Development Lab at Penn State University is looking for subjects aged 4 to 8 years for a study on visual perception.
The Brain Development Lab at Penn State University is looking for subjects aged 3 to 8 months for a study on visual perception.
Children (7-10), adolescents (11-16), and adults (25-40) sought for research study on the brain and decision making
The purpose of this research is to understand how our brains perform certain tasks (such as making decisions or paying attention to certain information while ignoring other information). Specifically, we are interested in how people of different age groups respond when doing computer tasks in which they try to stop a behavior (such as looking away from a light when you have an urge to look at it) under different environmental contexts (such as when you perform this task alone or with others).
Researchers in the Laboratory for Anxiety & Depression Research at Penn State University are seeking individuals who have experienced traumatic life events for a research study that uses Smartphone technology to assess posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in people’s everyday lives.
We are interested in looking at the relationship between parenting style and children’s personality. Your participation will help us understand how differences in children's upbringing can lead to differences in personality development.