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.


A -Paid- Depression Treatment Study seeking participant 
 All-day. Open through Aug. 16, 2018 
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA)

African American and Latino Cigarette Smokers Needed (Paid)
All-day. Open through Aug. 30, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 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: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 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

Brain Imaging Speech Study Seeking Participants
Time: All-day. Open through Sep. 15, 2018
Location: Dell Children's Medical Center, UT Austin

Cognitive Enhancement through Transcranial Laser Therapy
Recruiting adults over 45 yrs old, for memory improvement study 
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Aug. 31, 2018 
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 4.111 
Compensation: $200

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 play video games? Participate in our project at the Preston Lab! 
 All day. Open through Aug. 20, 2018 

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
Compensation: Up to $250; YMCA membership with a Personal Trainer to guide your workouts; 8 weeks of nicotine patches

Fearful of snakes, spiders, or germs/contamination? Seeking participants for study of tDCS brain stimulation for reducing fear and anxiety
All-day. Open through Aug. 31, 2018
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA) 3.112
Compensation: Evaluation and treatment at no cost

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 Mar. 21, 2019
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA)

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 Aug. 9, 2018
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA)
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: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) CLA 4.106 

Paid Video Game Study
 All-day. Open through Aug. 1, 2018

Participate in Research on Self-Talk during Speech Events
 All-day. Open through Sept. 22, 2018
Location: George I. Sanchez Building (SZB)

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

Research Assistant Opportunity in the Church Lab
 All-day. Open through July 15, 2018

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

UT Austin Quit Smoking Study
 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open through June 1, 2018 
Location: Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 4.106 
Compensation: Individual counselling aimed at smoking cessation, nicotine patches and up to $200

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 Aug. 1, 2018

Volunteer: SoundBrain Lab Seeks Participants
All-day. Open through Aug. 31, 2018
Location: Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B (CMB)

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