Study on How People Process Emotion

What we are studying

Healthy subjects are needed for a study that explores how people process emotions. The Wake Forest University Psychology Department is conducting a research study. Participants in this study will have a brain MRI scan while performing cognitive and emotional tasks, which will last about 1.5 hours. Eligible participants will receive $25 for their time.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 18 - 64

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be in good physical and mental health
  • Speak English fluently
  • Have color vision
  • Have NOT participated in our study before

What is involved

  • MRI
  • Personality and emotion questionnaires



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Wake Forest Emotion Lab

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