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

Behavioral Learning Experiment

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 10:00 AM (1 slots) register
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 10:30 AM (1 slots) register
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 11:00 AM (1 slots) register
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 11:30 AM (0 slots) register
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 12:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Sunday, Feb 7 - 12:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 2:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 3:00 PM (0 slots) register
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  • Monday, Feb 8 - 4:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 4:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 5:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 2:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 2:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 3:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 4:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 11 - 4:30 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
**** PLEASE only sign up for a slot if you are available for said time slot. We can only test one subject at a time and if you do not show up, it is too late for someone else to sign up and the slot goes to waste. Thank you! *****

The Thompson-Schill lab is looking for participants for a new behavioral experiment. It will take less than an hour ...(full description)
 

Daily activity and fMRI

Payment: $160
Duration: 3 visits. Visit 1 (2.5 hours), Visit 2 (3.5 hours), Visit 3 (2 hours)
Sessions:
  • Friday, Feb 26 - 9:00 AM (98 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, Feb 7 - 6:00 AM (997 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)
 

Mobile game app study

Payment: $15
Duration: 90 mins
Sessions:
  • Monday, Feb 15 - 11:30 AM (4 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 15 - 1:30 PM (8 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Feb 17 - 10:00 AM (7 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Feb 17 - 12:00 PM (8 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 18 - 10:00 AM (8 slots) register
  • Thursday, Feb 18 - 12:00 PM (5 slots) register
Description:
The Use of Acetaminophen and Attitudes Towards Online Ratings of Mobile Apps

The Communication Neuroscience lab is conducting research to study mechanisms involved in evaluating online game applications.

Eligibility Requirements:
- Native English speaking
- 18 and older
- No allergies to acetaminophen
- Must not be currently taking ac ...(full description)
 

Museum Expert Experiment

Payment: $5.00
Duration: 30 min
Sessions:
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 1:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 2:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 2:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 3:00 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
Participants will be trained to become experts on a virtual museum, and then be tested on their knowledge of it.
 

tDCS Counterarguing

Payment: $80
Duration: 1st Appt: 2 Hr, 2nd Appt: 1.5Hr
Sessions:
  • Friday, Feb 26 - 12:00 PM (97 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)
 

TMS Paired Pulse Study

Payment: $25/hour
Duration: 2 sessions, 1.5 - 2h
Sessions:
  • Monday, Feb 8 - 6:00 AM (10 slots) register
Description:
*DISREGARD THE LISTED TIME. PLEASE SET UP YOUR APPOINTMENT BY EMAILING BRAINTMS@MAIL.MED.UPENN.EDU*

The Laboratory for Cognition and Neural Stimulation is looking for participants interested in an ongoing TMS study. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive technique (i.e. no needles, etc.) that involves the delivery of a brief m ...(full description)