Experiments@Penn
Opportunities to earn money by participating in experiments are listed below.
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Open Experiment Sessions Order By Session Date

ADHD and Brain Stimulation Study

Payment: Eligible participants are compensated for time and travel
Duration: 4-6 weeks
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, Aug 30 - 8:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Aug 30 - 10:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, Aug 30 - 12:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 1 - 8:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 1 - 10:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Sep 1 - 12:30 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
Have you been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD? Are you interested in participating in research? If so then you may qualify for this research study evaluating the potential benefits of brain stimulation on mental performance!

Before you can enroll in this study you will need to complete an initial phone screening c ...(full description)
 

African Americans with Anxiety

Payment: up to $75 each
Duration: 3-4 hours
Sessions:
  • Thursday, Oct 25 - 1:30 PM (19 slots) register
Description:
***PLEASE IGNORE THE SPECIFIC DATE AND TIME POSTED FOR THE STUDY***
Is any of the following true for you?
• I worry a lot about things that don’t bother other people so much.
• I am afraid of and avoid situations that are not really dangerous, for example,
o Public transportation and crowds.
o Traveling away from home or being home alone ...(full description)
 

Auditory Computer Game

Payment: $8-$58 (varies)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Sessions:
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 9:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 10:00 AM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 10:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 11:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 12:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 2:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 3:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 4:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 5:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Aug 25 - 5:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 9:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 10:30 AM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 2:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 3:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Friday, Aug 26 - 5:00 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
ONLY REPEAT SUBJECTS COMPLETING A 2ND OR 3RD SESSION MAY SIGN UP

Note: This is a THREE session study, please sign up for three sessions within a few weeks of each other.

This is a very simple auditory computer game in which participants make decisions predicting the side in which a sound is going to come from next. Participants decisions and ...(full description)
 

Daily activity and fMRI

Payment: $190
Duration: 3 visits. Visit 1 (2.5 hours), Visit 2 (3.5 hours), Visit 3 (2 hours)
Sessions:
  • Thursday, Sep 15 - 12:00 PM (87 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)
 

Dynamic Network Neuroscience of Task Adaptation

Payment: $20 per hour
Duration: 1-2 hours
Sessions:
  • Wednesday, Aug 31 - 6:00 AM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jan 18 - 6:00 AM (980 slots) register
Description:
**PLEASE DISREGARD THE LISTED SESSION TIME**

In this study, you will be scanned in a functional MRI.

If you would like to participate in this study, email jsoffer@seas.upenn.edu to set up a date and time.

Criteria for Participation:
-Age: 20-30
-No history of significant medical, neurologic, or psychiatric disorder
-Native English s ...(full description)
 

Family Relationships Study

Payment: $50 per person
Duration: 1-2 hours
Sessions:
  • Friday, Feb 7 - 6:00 AM (976 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)