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

Daily activity and fMRI

Payment: $160
Duration: 3 visits. Visit 1 (2.5 hours), Visit 2 (3.5 hours), Visit 3 (2 hours)
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Sep 1 - 12:00 PM (73 slots) register
Description:
***NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED.***

If you wish to participate, please click the link below to complete the 5-min screening (We will contact you if you're eligible):

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


Earn up to $160 for participation in an fMRI study

Must be ...(full description)
 

Family Relationships Study

Payment: $50 per person
Duration: 1-2 hours
Sessions:
  • Friday, Oct 30 - 10:00 AM (996 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)
 

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:
  • Wednesday, Sep 30 - 2:30 PM (82 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)
 

Language Study

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hr
Sessions:
  • Thursday, Sep 3 - 11:00 AM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 3 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 3 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 3 - 2:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 3 - 3:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Sep 8 - 11:00 AM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Sep 8 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Sep 8 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Sep 8 - 2:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Sep 8 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Sep 9 - 11:00 AM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Sep 9 - 12:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Sep 9 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Sep 9 - 2:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Sep 9 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 10 - 11:00 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 10 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 10 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 10 - 2:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 10 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
Description:
********Must be a MONOLINGUAL NATIVE speaker of English***********
In this study, we are interested in investigating the cognitive mechanisms that support sentence processing in a second language. To simulate a second language acquisition scenario with Monolingual native speakers of English, we will ask you to learn some novel words and then carry ...(full description)
 

tDCS Counterarguing

Payment: $80
Duration: 1st Appt: 2 Hr, 2nd Appt: 1.5Hr
Sessions:
  • Saturday, Oct 31 - 12:00 PM (87 slots) register
Description:
***NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED***

Description: The Annenberg School for Communication is examining arguing behavior in regards to health and policy issues during tDCS. Participants will come in for a total of 2 sessions 1-2 days apart to Goddard Hall, located on 3710 Hamilton Walk on Penn's campus. The first se ...(full description)