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Healthy research participants 50+ needed to test a game targeting attention

Posted by Psychology and Neuroscience on October 29, 2014 in General Announcements

What is this study about?
We are starting to develop a computer game that we hope will help with attention problems that people often experience after stroke. Before we see how this game works for people who have had a stroke, we need to see how it works for healthy adults.

What would the study involve?
During this study, you would complete several versions of a computer game where your mission will be to search for a spy hidden in a crowd of people.

The study would take about 1 to 2 hours, in one session, with breaks as needed.

Who can participate?
For this study to be right for you, the following must apply:
•    You are 18 years or older
Note: At this time, we are especially looking for participants who are over 50 years old
•    You have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (no colour blindness; glasses are OK).
•    You have no psychiatric or neurological disorders (e.g. Parkinson’s disease, anxiety disorders).

For more information, contact:
Sarah Dolan, Research Assistant
Telephone: (902) 494-4033