Experiments@Penn
Opportunities to earn money by participating in experiments are listed below.
To register for an experiment, simply click on the "register" link for a particular session. Please note that you may participate in only one session for any given experiment. You will need your PennKey and password to register
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Open Experiment Sessions Order By Session Date

Do you spend most of the day sitting?

Payment:
Duration: 3 visits. Visit 1 (2.5 hours), Visit 2 (3.5 hours), Visit 3 (2 hours)
Sessions:
  • Monday, Jun 15 - 1:00 PM (95 slots) register
Description:
***NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED.***

If you wish to participate, please go to:

https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9MRsNtKp9RcNPkV?Session=exatpenn

to complete the screening (You WILL NOT get paid for completing the screening but we will contact you if you're eligible)

Do you walk less than half ...(full description)
 

Face Perception Study

Payment: $20.00
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Sunday, Jun 28 - 6:00 AM (38 slots) register
Description:
To sign up for this study, you must complete this survey and a member of the research team will contact you if you qualify. The Epstein Lab is recruiting Penn undergraduate and graduate students for an fMRI experiment on human perception of faces. Th ...(full description)
 

Family Relationships Study

Payment: $50 per person
Duration: 1-2 hours
Sessions:
  • Monday, Jun 29 - 10:00 AM (386 slots) register
Description:
NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED. If you wish to participate, please go to https://sasupenn.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9stabC5MlLxqSs5 to complete the screening.

Study description:

 Are you living with a spouse, committed life partner, parent, or adult child?

 Are you both fluent in written & spoken Englis ...(full description)
 

fMRI & Decision Making

Payment: Eligible participants will be compensated for time and travel.
Duration: 15 weeks
Sessions:
  • Wednesday, Jun 3 - 10:00 AM (3 slots) register
Description:
This experiment involves completing a 10 week brain training program by playing computer games from home. You will also be asked to attend several in-person sessions and make choices about money to receive while inside a brain scanner at HUP.

Before you can enroll in this study you will need to undergo an initial phone screening call and attend ...(full description)
 

Future Thinking fMRI Study

Payment: $15/hour
Duration: 90-120 minutes
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Jun 9 - 8:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Jun 16 - 1:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Jun 18 - 12:30 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
$15 cash per hour for approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hour experiment. 60min in fMRI scanner

NOTE: that you CANNOT sign up for this experiment online. Reserving a session does NOT grant you a spot. Your signup will be ignored! PLEASE EMAIL ME ABOUT THIS AND BE AVAILABLE TO GIVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To sign up, you must EMAIL Trishala at trishala@ma ...(full description)
 

HD-tDCS and Decision Making

Payment: $80 for full study+ 4 additional payoffs
Duration: 4 sessions (first session is half an hour, remaining three are one hour)
Sessions:
  • Friday, May 29 - 1:00 PM (2 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Jun 2 - 2:00 PM (3 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 3 - 10:00 AM (3 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Jun 30 - 12:00 PM (3 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Jun 30 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
**To schedule a session please call 215-746-4371. Disregard date and times listed.

The Kable Lab is running a study using HD-tDCS (High Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation) to examine its role in decision-making. HD-tDCS sessions involve noninvasive brain stimulation.

Study details:
• Visit 1: Answer behavioral questions (0. ...(full description)
 

Imagination and Decision Making Study SESSION 2

Payment: $10/hour + additional compensation
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Thursday, Jun 4 - 9:30 AM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Jun 4 - 10:30 AM (2 slots) register
Description:
Eligibility for a SECOND session will be determined after the first session, so please sign up for Session 1 prior to signing up for this session!!

During the second session, you will complete a task that is a combination of what you did in the first session. You will imagine the scenarios you picked in the first session and each scenario will b ...(full description)
 

Imagination and Decision-Making Study Session 1

Payment: $10/hour + additional compensation
Duration: 1.5 hours
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Jun 2 - 9:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Jun 2 - 11:00 AM (2 slots) register
Description:
If you have participated in any other study in the Kable Lab, you are not eligible for this study!!

PLEASE SIGN UP FOR BOTH A SESSION 1 AND SESSION 2 TIME SLOT. Eligibility for a SECOND session will be determined after the first session.

The first session will last between 1 and 1 1/2 hours. The second session will be 45 minutes - 1 hour.

...(full description)
 

Online Recommendations

Payment: $40
Duration: 2.5 hours
Sessions:
  • Friday, Jun 19 - 10:00 AM (21 slots) register
Description:
***NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED.***

If you wish to participate, please go to the following link to complete a brief screening form. (You WILL NOT get paid for completing the screening but we will contact you if you're eligible)

https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9MsEWOalreSBhWZ

Must be between 18-6 ...(full description)