Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Participate in our Research

Research labs in the Department of Psychology often need volunteers (sometimes compensated) in order to collect data for their studies. If you are interested in participating, please scroll through the listings below and contact the person specified.

Adults w/ Social Anxiety Sought for Paid Study
This study examines the most effective treatments to help people who have Social Anxiety Disorder. The study includes questionnaire completion, a psychological interview, a therapy program to help you with your fear of embarrassment, and three follow-up visits. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please complete this prescreen.
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA), 4.106

A New Depression Treatment Study seeking participants - Paid
Time: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Open through Nov. 4, 2017
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) IMHR-4th floor of CLA 

Are you a smoker who has been through a traumatic event?
Time: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Open through Dec. 31, 2017
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 4.106 

Belief Formation & Knowledge Acquisition in College
UT freshmen only please. Must be 18-years or older. This study is longitudinal and we are looking for students willing to participate once a year for four years. Please only sign up if you are interested in participating for three additional years after this. In this study you will be asked to complete several questionnaires in a survey about your beliefs on a variety of topics. We are looking to see how your beliefs evolve over the course of your college experience.
Time: All-day. Open through May 24, 2018
Location: Online (LINK)

Research Assistant for Study on Children who Translate for English-limited Parents
Time:
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Nov. 15, 2017
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 2.322G

Can't Get Turned On? Women Needed for a Study on Sexual Arousal (the Hekate Study)
Time: Open through May 1, 2018 
Location: UT Sexual Psychophysiology Laboratory SEA 3.318 

Cognitive Enhancement through Transcranial Laser Therapy
Time:
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Aug. 31, 2018 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 4.111 

Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder? Participate in Paid Research Study (UT Austin)
Time: All-day. Open through Apr. 26, 2018 
Location: The University of Texas at Austin Sanchez Building/ Imaging Research Center 

Do you want to quit smoking? Participants needed for paid research study
Time: All-day. Open through Mar. 7, 2019 
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 4.106

Fearful of snakes, spiders, enclosed spaces, or germs/contamination?
Seeking participants for study of tDCS brain stimulation for reducing fear and anxiety
Time:
 All-day. Open through May. 20, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 3.112

Has your child been diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Participate in paid research study
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 20, 2017 
Location: The University of Texas as Austin, Health Discovery Building / Imaging Research Center 

Have you been diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Participate in paid research study
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 20, 2017 
Location: The University of Texas as Austin, Health Discovery Building / Imaging Research Center

Is your child emotionally healthy? Participate in paid research study
Time:
 All-day. Open through Dec. 20, 2017 
Location: The University of Texas as Austin, Health Discovery Building / Imaging Research Center 

Low-Level Laser Therapy for Anxiety Problems
Time:
 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Open through Dec. 1, 2017 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 

Mood and Brain Study - Paid Participants Needed!
Time: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Open through Dec. 25, 2017
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 

New Quit Smoking Study (Short Duration + Compensation)
Time: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Open through Dec. 31, 2017
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 4.106 

No Cost Treatment for Fear of Heights
Time: All-day. Open through May. 24, 2018 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 3.112 

Paid Brain Imaging Research Study: Healthy adolescents/ young adults needed
Time:
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Jun. 7, 2018 
Location: George I. Sanchez Building (SZB) Imaging Research Center

Participants Needed for No Cost PTSD Treatment Study
Time: All-day. Open through May. 24, 2018 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 3.112 

Relative Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder? Participate in Paid Research Study (UT Austin)
Time: All-day. Open through Apr. 26, 2018 
Location: George I. Sanchez Building (SZB) Imaging Research Center 

Social Anxiety Group Treatment Program
Time:
 9 a.m. Open through May. 30, 2018
Location: Anxiety & Stress Clinic CLA 4.106

UT Austin Quit Smoking Study
Time:
 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open through Jun. 1, 2018 
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 4.106 

Volunteer: Church Lab Executive Functioning (EF) Paid Study--Ages 8-18 years
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 31, 2017 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 

Volunteer: Paid research study on relationships across the lifespan
Time:
 All-day. Open through Dec. 31, 2017 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 

Women Needed for Study on Sexual Health
Time:
 Midnight-noon. Open through Nov. 28, 2017 
Location: University of Texas Sexual Psychophyisology Lab SEA 3.318 

Women Needed for Study on Sexual Health: The Mimosa Study
Time:
 Noon. Open through Mar. 27, 2018 
Location: UT Sexual Psychophysiology Lab SEA 3.318 

Women with a History of Sexual Abuse Needed for Study on Sexual Health
Time:
 Midnight-noon. Open through Nov. 28, 2017 
Location: University of Texas Sexual Psychophysiology Laboratory SEA 3.318


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