Experiments@Penn
Listed below are opportunities for registered members of the University of Pennsylvania community to earn money by participating in experiments. In order to participate, you must have a University of Pennsylvania affiliation, as this website is for students, staff, and faculty only.
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Open Experiment Sessions Order By Session Date

.Decision Experiment II

Payment: $10 for showing up on time, up to $20 in total
Duration: approx. 30-45 minutes
Sessions:
  • Monday, Nov 27 - 12:00 PM (13 slots) register
  • Monday, Nov 27 - 2:00 PM (13 slots) register
  • Monday, Nov 27 - 3:30 PM (17 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Nov 29 - 10:00 AM (21 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Nov 29 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Nov 29 - 2:00 PM (21 slots) register
  • Friday, Dec 1 - 10:00 AM (18 slots) register
  • Friday, Dec 1 - 12:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Friday, Dec 1 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
Description:
In this new study, you will make decisions in an interactive environment.

Eligibility criteria:
- fluent in English
 

fMRI Political Study *DISREGARD TIMSE/DATES*

Payment: $45.00
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Monday, Nov 27 - 1:00 PM (87 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Dec 6 - 1:00 PM (96 slots) register
  • Monday, Dec 18 - 1:00 PM (97 slots) register
Description:
***NOTE: please disregard study time slots.***
To reserve a real participation time, you must email PCNL.penn.ISC@gmail.com.

Do you identify as a Republican/Conservative or Democrat/Liberal?

If so, you are invited to participate in a neuroimaging study! Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires and lie in an MRI scanner while wat ...(full description)
 

GeoScanning Smoking Study

Payment: up to $315.60 in cash + $60 in gift cards
Duration: 2 months + follow up phone call 3 months later
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Jul 31 - 6:00 AM (20 slots) register
Description:
*** PLEASE DISREGARD THE TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED ****

Are you a smoker and own an iPhone or Android smartphone? You may be eligible to participate in a 3-appointment study examining neural and smoking behavior and earn over $300 while getting paid through participation.

Please visit http://bit.ly//geoscanstudy to take our 5 minut ...(full description)
 

Social Decision Task

Payment: $6 + bonus (max total $18)
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Nov 28 - 1:00 PM (3 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Nov 28 - 2:30 PM (3 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Nov 29 - 1:00 PM (4 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Nov 29 - 2:30 PM (2 slots) register
  • Thursday, Nov 30 - 1:00 PM (4 slots) register
  • Thursday, Nov 30 - 2:30 PM (3 slots) register
Description:
We are interested in how people make social decisions. You will be required to wear eye tracking glasses and stand for approximately 10-15minutes while performing the task with a joystick. There will also be a set of questionnaires that you would be required to complete.

Participants must not:
- wear glasses (contact lenses OK)
- have a histor ...(full description)
 

TMS Magnification of Vision

Payment: $25/hour
Duration: 1.5 hours / 1 session
Sessions:
  • Wednesday, Jan 17 - 6:00 AM (9 slots) register
Description:
*****PLEASE DISREGARD THE LISTED SESSION DATES AND TIMES.*****

If you wish to participate, SEND AN EMAIL to braintms@mail.med.upenn.edu to schedule a session. You MUST meet all of the eligibility criteria in order to participate!

In this study, participants will be asked to look at an object in normal or magnified vision while receiving TMS ( ...(full description)