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Adults in 3 groups:
$20 per hour: The study will take approximately 9 hours total, which can be spaced out over 2, 3 or 4 days, at your convenience.
Mothers and children (ages 8, 9, or 10)
Mother has had mood problems (i.e., depression) during child’s life
Eligible mothers receive $100 at the completion of the study. Each session, children choose a small gift and keep the quarters earned on the computer game.
Typically developing children between 5 and 13
with or without anxiety or depression
with or without help from an adult
Kids who finish are entered for a $50 gift card drawing. There is also an opportunity for parents to complete an optional questionnaire for an additional entry in the drawing for the $50 gift card.
Mothers who are either currently experiencing depression or have experienced depression in the past and who have at least one child between the ages of 9 and 15 who would be willing to participate in a study.
Families can collect up to $100.
Children 6 to 18 with or without an autism spectrum disorder who
are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for 2 hours
can verbally respond to a task
have normal or corrected to normal vision and hearing
$10 gift card per hour of study completed
6-to-12 year olds and their parents
School age 6-12 year-olds in these 4 groups:
Up to $300 for completion and results of hearing, language and academic tests
Typically developing infants between 19 months – 21 months
who were born within 3 weeks of their due date
who have had less than 4 ear infections
who hear English spoken at least 70% of the time
Children receive a toy or a book for taking part
Healthy children 8 to 10 years old who are very quiet or cautious
See details in description
Healthy children 8 to 10 years old, in one of two groups:
1) Children who are very outgoing
2) Children who are very shy
Yes, see study description for details.
10 to 14 year old children
with and without reading disabilities
up to $150 (check mailed to your home after the study is completed - $75 for academic tests, $75 for MRI).
14 -15 year old African-American teens with risky behavior and at least one of their parent /guardians
Up to $920 for completing all study tasks
Adults between the ages of 21 and 60 who can provide a confirmed diagnosis of schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder
The parent, sibling, or adult child(ren) of persons with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder whose affected family member will share documentation of their diagnosis.
$20 hour for time plus travel
Healthy Caucasian adults between 50 and 80 years old who do NOT currently have:
$20 hour for time plus travel
Children receive a toy or book
Typically developing children from 2 ½ years to 5 years of age
An age-appropriate children’s book at study completion and information about their child's speech and language skills.