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.

See all UT research opportunities and studies on the UT events website, Texas Today.


African American and Latino Cigarette Smokers Needed (Paid)
Time: All-day. Open through Oct. 31, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 2.314

Anxiety and Stress Clinic
 9 a.m. Open through Dec. 30, 2018
Admission: Sliding scale fee of $45-$160 for individual appointments; $25 for group sessions 
Location: Patton Hall (RLP) 4.106

Apply: Research Assistant for Study on Children Who Translate for English-limited Parents
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Dec. 31, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 2.322G

Developing a FitBit for Babies - Recruiting Pregnant Women and New Moms
 All-day. Open through Jan. 25, 2019

Diagnosed with anxiety or trauma disorder? Participate in a brain imaging study
Time: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Open through May 22, 2019 
Location: Health Discovery Building/ Imaging Research Center

Do you want to quit smoking? Participants needed for paid research study
Time: All-day. Open through March 7, 2019 
Location: Patton Hall (RLP) 4.106
Compensation: Up to $250; YMCA membership with a Personal Trainer to guide your workouts; 8 weeks of nicotine patches

Low-Level Laser Therapy for Anxiety Problems
Time: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through May 25, 2019
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA)

Paid Cigarette Craving Study
Time: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Open through March 21, 2019
Location: Patton Hall (RLP)

Paid Research Opportunity 
The Mood Disorders Laboratory is looking for men and women 18 to 35 years old who have been experiencing a low mood to participate in a study on the process of facial recognition.
Time: All day. Open through Dec. 12, 2018
Location: Patton Hall (RLP)
Compensation: $25 for each study session for a total of $75

Paid Research Study Examining Strategies for Responding to Stress
 Midnight-11:59 p.m. Open through Dec. 1, 2018
Location: Patton Hall (RLP) 4.106

Participants Needed for Study on Sexuality and Decision Making
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Open through Dec. 31, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. SeayBuilding (SEA) 3.318

Relative Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder? Participate in Paid Research Study (UT Austin)
Time: All-day. Open through May 7, 2019
Location: Health Discovery Building (HDB) Imaging Research Center

Romantic partners/friends wanted for research study on relationship experiences across the lifespan
We are looking for couples age 45 and older who have been seeing one another and/or dating for 3 years or less. Eligible couples can receive up to $150 as compensation for their time.

Click above for more information or contact the Relationship Experiences Across the Lifespan Project (REAL) at The University of Texas at Austin at 512-475-7527 or email for more information. 

Seeking undergraduate to work as RA in Eating Disorder lab
Time: All-day. Open through Oct. 29, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 5.126 

Volunteer: Church Lab Executive Functioning (EF) Paid Study--Ages 8-18 years
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 31, 2018 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA)

Volunteer: Lewis-Peacock lab seeks participants for fMRI study on human memory
All-day. Open through Dec. 31, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 2.218

Volunteer: New Scanning Project at the Preston Lab
 All-day. Open through Nov. 1, 2018

Volunteer: Psychology Brain Stimulation Research Study
All-day. Open through Nov. 1, 2018

Women Needed for Treatment Study for Sexual Distress
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 18, 2018

Women Taking Oral Contraceptives Needed for Study on Sexual Health
Time: All-day. Open through Dec. 20, 2018
Location: Meston Lab

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