Studies Currently Recruiting Participants

Below is a listing of current studies recruiting for MRI, TMS, and EEG/ERP studies taking place at the UConn Brain Imaging Research Center.

Family Brain Program

This study is recruiting families with children between the ages of 5 and 12. Both parents must participate in the study and all participants must be native English speakers with no neurological and/or neurodevelopmental diagnosis. This study is being conducted to understand what components influence a child’s learning growth. Participants will be financially compensated ($100/parent, $50/child). A family brain portrait will also be provided!

Neurochemistry as a Moderator of Brain Networks for Reading

We are looking for English-speaking children between the ages of 8 and 10 years old to understand the the brain mechanisms associated with reading. All ranges of readers (good, struggling, average) are needed. Reimbursement for time and toys for the child are provided. 

Reading Strategies Program for Adults

We are recruiting native English-speaking individuals, both with and without histories of dyslexia, between the ages of 18 and 50 with no history of major psychiatric or neurological illnesses. This study is being conducted to better understand the brain mechanisms of reading and dyslexia in adults. Financial compensation will be provided, as well as a neuropsychological assessment and free picture of your brain!

Study of social and language abilities in people with a history of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or language delay, or with typical development

This study is currently recruiting people between the ages of 12 and 40, with or without a history of autism, to participate in a study about autism and language development. The study is currently occurring online!

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