Experiment Participation

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If you'd like to participate in an experiment in our lab, please do not hesitate to laureline.arnaud [at] mail.mcgill.ca (contact us). Our experiments usually involve EEG, fMRI, or TMS, and participants receive compensation to cover expenses incurred as a result of study participation

CURRENT STUDIES/ETUDES EN COURS:

Children with a stutter needed for a research project on speech and language in the brain

Recruitment period: January 12th, 2017 to December 1st, 2017.

The Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, McGill University, is looking for children (ages 6-11) to participate in a research project on speech and language in the brain. This is a 1.5-hour time commitment for 2 possible sessions. Your child will be compensated $25 for the first session, and if you are selected to continue to the MRI portion, your child will receive an additional $25 and a picture of his or her brain!

Selection Criteria:

-Native speaker of French or English

-Ages 6-11

-Right-handed

-No history of speech or language disorders (other than stuttering)

-No history of neurological or psychiatric problems (e.g. ADD, depression)

-No serious medical conditions (e.g., diabetes)

If your child meets these criteria and you would like to participate, contact stutt.project [at] gmail.com and let us know the age of your child, your contact information (email address, phone number) and what times you are generally available.

Sensorimotor adaptation in Parkinson's disease

Recruitment period: April 18th, 2016 to December 1st, 2016.

In this experiment, you say and listen to words displayed on a computer screen while we record your brain activity using EEG. It lasts about 2 hours and is only in English. We are looking for

  • Healthy participants between the ages of 40 and 60 years old
  • Participants between the ages of 40 and 60 years old who are diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. 

You have to be a native north-American English speaker to participate in the study.

If you are interested in participating, please email fatemeh.mollaei [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Speech Word Study), or call 514-398-6959 and ask for Fatemeh.