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ONGOING: Participants Needed for Paid Taste Research

Research Participant Criteria

To be eligible for this study, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Age: 21 - 45 Years
  • Caucasian
  • Non-smoker
  • No lip, cheek or tongue piercings
  • No history of choking or difficulty swallowing
  • No known taste or smell defects

Research Study Details


Participants are needed for paid Sensory Evaluation Research Studies

 Participants needed for a Taste Research Study.


We are interested in how genetics can affect the sensations from food and the liking of food.


This test includes two one-hour sessions occurring on two different days, and two online surveys that take ~45 minutes to complete.

You will be compensated $40 in total for this study



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All of the sessions occur in the Food Science Building, above the Berkey Creamery in room 244.


Study Dates, Times and Location

Start Date: Sep 23, 2013 12:00 PM
Study Available by Appointment?: No
Location: Room 244 Food Science Building
Approximate Participant Study Length: 1 Hour

This study occurs on two days and takes approx. 1 hour for each session. 




Compensation: $40

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Contact Information

Alissa Allen

This study has been approved by a Penn State Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB Approval Number 33176