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Get involved! See below for ways to participate in ongoing studies at the Picower Institute and Aging Brain Initiative.


Research Study Volunteers Needed

IRB # 1712179268:

This study looks at the effect of external visual and auditory stimulation on the patterns of brain waves using EEG.

You should:

  • Be either between the ages of 18 - 85.
  • Have no history of seizures, epilepsy, stroke, or other significant neurological disorders.
  • Not currently taking one or more psychiatric agents (e.g. antidepressants, antipsychotics, etc).
  • Fully insured and capable of giving informed consent.

This study involves:

  • 60 minutes of exposure to flickering lights and clicking sounds
  • Recording brain waves with electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Pre and post study mental health evaluations.
  • Financial compensation in the range of $20-$30/hour.

 

For more information, please contact Danielle Stark at email: dstark@mit.edu or (617) 258-7723


 

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