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Do emotions overwhelm your life?

  • Estimated Time: 6 hours over 3 weeks

Want to contribute to science while learning more about your own unique brain? The Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Health Technology at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School is conducting a research study to examine how people’s thoughts and feelings relate to each other over the day. This study will involve 1-3 surveys per day for three weeks (two hours on first day, 5 minutes on the second day, and then three 5 minute surveys each day thereafter). You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to participate and will be compensated up to $266 for your time. To see if you qualify, click the GO button.

      

Cognitive Speed

  • Estimated Time: 4 minutes

How fast are you? Is this related to how you make decisions about the future?

      

Everyday Cognition

  • Estimated Time: 19 minutes

See how quickly and accurately you can complete these digital versions of everyday tasks.

      

Visual Reasoning

  • Estimated Time: 8 minutes

Solve puzzles and remember pictures.

      

Famous Faces

  • Estimated Time: 8 minutes

Can you identify famous people from their faces?