Participate in Research Studies

The Tweety Language Development Lab and Tigger Cognitive Development Lab are recruiting infants  between the ages of 4 and 17 months for single visit studies that last about 30 minutes. If you are interesting in participating or learning more about our research, please email childcognitionlab@gmail.com  or visit http://web.arizona.edu/~tweety/ and http://web.arizona.edu/~tigger/

A Mind-Body Intervention for Grief
We are recruiting adults up to 85 years of age, who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner within the past 4 years. You would participate in a 6-week "mind-body training program," designed to give you additional tools for coping with grief. Compensation is provided for your time. For more information visit the GLASS Lab or us contact us through email: griefresearch@email.arizona.edu or by phone: (520) 626-5383, or toll-free: 1-877-518-4630.

The Effect of Intranasal Oxytocin on Neural Functioning in Widow(er)s
We are recruiting adults ages 55-80, who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner within the past 3 years. Participation consists of questionnaires and a brain scan (MRI) while you complete a simple computer task. Compensation is provided for your time. For more information visit the GLASS Lab or us contact us through email: griefresearch@email.arizona.edu or by phone: (520) 626-5383, or toll-free: 1-877-518-4630.

Senior Athletes: Training, Motivation, and Barriers
We are recruiting adults, 60 years and older, who are serious about participating in one or more sports.  If you are 60 or older and would be willing to share your insights into how you train, what motivates you, and what gets in your way of continuing to be an athlete. The interview is a conversation that lasts about 60 minutes. If you woud like to learn more, contact Anne Bowen, PhD abowen@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-1436. 


Department of Psychiatry Research Studies:

Light Exposure Study: Bright Light Therapy for Treatment of Sleep Problems Following Mild TBI
The SCAN Lab is conducting a study at the University of Arizona to observe how a six-week course of light exposure influences the brain and sleep pattern in people who have had a recent brain injury or “concussion.” 
Are you Eligible?

  • Ages 18-50
  • History of a head injury in the past 18 months
  • Right-handed
  • English as primary language 
  • No metal objects in body 

Contact: 520-428-5131, UASCANlab@psychiatry.arizona.edu or Anna Sanova: sanova@psychiatry.arizona.edu
 

Concussion Study: A Model for Predicting Cognitive and Emotional Health From Structural and Functional Neurocircuitry Following Traumatic Brain Injury. 
The SCAN Lab is conducting a study at the University of Arizona to understand the cognitive and psychological health of people who have experienced brain injury or “concussion.” 
Are you eligible?

  • Ages 18-45
  • History of a head injury in the past 12 months
  • Right-handed
  • English as primary language 
  • No metal objects in body 

Contact: UASCANlab@psychiatry.arizona.edu or Melissa Gottschlich: melgottschlich@psychiatry.arizona.edu
 

Traumatic Stress Study
The SCAN Lab is conducting a study at the University of Arizona to observe how a six-week course of morning light exposure influences emotions, cognition, and sleep in people who have experienced stress in response to a traumatic event.
Are you eligible?

  • Ages 18-50
  • Experienced traumatic stress or diagnosed with PTSD in the past 10 years
  • Right-handed
  • English as a primary language
  • No metal objects in body

If you would like more information about the study or to find out if you’re eligible, please visit UASCANLab.com and click on the “Traumatic Stress Study” link, or give us a call at (520) 428-5141.