Volunteers needed for paid study on cognitive and emotional processing

We are looking for volunteers with normal or corrected to normal vision to take part in a study at the School of Psychology. The study will take approximately 60 minutes and involves completing simple cognitive and emotional processing tasks as well as short questionnaires measuring your personality traits. We will reimburse you £10 for your time. If you are interested, please contact BurleyD2@cardiff.ac.uk.

Participants aged 18-60 wanted for brain imaging study

See http://ncmh.info/blog/2015/01/27/donating-my-brain-to-science/ for one person’s experience of taking part in this study, which aims to uncover links between genetics, biology and mental illness.

We are looking for healthy right-handed caucasians to undergo an MRI session, an MEG session, cognitive testing and to donate a saliva sample for genetic analysis.

You will be reimbursed for your time. We are particularly keen to recruit volunteers aged over 30. If you might like to take part, please contact BarawiK1@cf.ac.uk for further information.

Open Day July 3rd

OPEN DAY 3RD JULY Restricted Parking- Main Building, Colum Drive, Queens Building The University will be closing the Main Building car park for the duration of the University Open Day on Friday 3rd July. The car park will be used for two large reception marquees, mini bus parking and parking for visitors with mobility difficulties. Half of Main Building car park will also be closed on the 1st and 2nd July to enable the marquees to be erected prior to the event. It is for this reason normal users need to be aware of the restricted parking on the 1st and 2nd July and make alternative parking arrangements on Friday 3rd July Due to the new CARBS building on Colum Drive, there will be limited alternative parking available in the Cassim car park by the Business School. Unfortunately, we have no other alternative parking available. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.

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Dental anxiety survey – £20 voucher to be won!

We would like to invite students and members of staff at Cardiff University to participate in a study into dental anxiety. Not everyone loves going to the dentist and we are interested in finding out why. The more we know the more we can do to make visiting the dentist an enjoyable experience for everyone. If you agree to participate in this survey you will be entered into a prize draw for a £20 shopping voucher. Time estimate to complete survey is 10 minutes. Please click on the following link. You will be taken to the Bristol Online Survey site and there receive further instruction. Dental Anxiety Survey

Female participants wanted for psychology study (prize draw)

My name is Katia Vione I am conducting my PhD in Social Psychology under the supervision of Prof. Greg Maio. We are recruiting female participants for a 15-minutes online study looking at everyday choices and the importance of various abstract ideas. All answers are confidential, and you can choose to participate in the prize draw for one of two vouchers worth £50. This is for female participants only.

If you would like to complete the survey please follow the link below: https://cardiffunipsych.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8eTBbbdM9T5fmYZ

Volunteers needed for study into midlife risk of dementia

If you are between 40 – 65 years, in good health (no history of psychiatric or neurological condition, head injury, alcohol or drug abuse, no metal in your body) and speak fluent English, then we would like to invite you to take part in a study looking at how differences in body size and genes may affect brain and cognition.

What do we ask? MRI Brain scan (1.5 hour) Saliva for DNA genotyping Blood sample Mental function tests (2 hours) Questionnaires about your health Measurement of your weight and blood pressure

What do you get? Up to £40  For more information please contact: ADrisk@cardiff.ac.uk

Where? Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), Cardiff, CF10 3AT

For further details please visit our website.

Are you aged 57-67 years old? Healthy volunteers needed for a physical activity monitoring and motion analysis knee study!

We are looking for age, gender and BMI matched controls for an osteoarthritis knee study (funded by GlaxoSmithKline) which is currently running between the School of Healthcare Sciences and the School of Engineering. Participants need to have no current knee pain or previous diagnosis of osteoarthritis.

You would be required for 2 sessions:

  • Session 1: fitting of an activity monitor to be worn for 48 hours (max 1 hour)
  • Session 2: gait motion analysis in the School of Engineering motion analysis lab (max 2 hours)

All travel costs can be reimbursed.

If you are eligible and would be happy to participate please contact HemmingRL@cf.ac.uk

Many thanks in anticipation.

Volunteers for MRI study (aged 40-50)

We are looking for volunteers (aged 40-50) with NO personal or family history of mental disorders that would be interested in taking part in a MRI study in CUBRIC. We would reimburse £20 for your time and potential travel expenses. If you are interested, please contact CaserasX@cardiff.ac.uk