Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Participate in our Research

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

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 in a study, please scroll through the listings below and contact the person specified.

African American and Latino Cigarette Smokers Needed (Paid)
 All-day. Open through Feb. 11, 2019
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA), SEA 2.314

Apply: Research Assistant for Study on Children Who Translate for English-limited Parents
 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Open through Dec. 31, 2019
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 have serious body image issues or eating concerns? Participate in a paid research study
Time: All-day. Open through March 30, 2019
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA)

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)

Men Needed for Study on Sexuality and Decision Making
Time: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Open through Feb. 28, 2019
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA)
Compensation: $10 at conclusion of the study session (1 hour)

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 Feb. 20, 2019
Location: Patton Hall (RLP), 4.106
Compensation: $25 for each study session for a total of $75

Paid Research Study Examining Strategies for Responding to Stress
All-day. Open through April 1, 2019
Location: Patton Hall (RLP)

PTSD Study at UT Austin - No cost therapy
Time: Noon-midnight. Open through Sep. 1, 2019
Location: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building (SEA)

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
Compensation: Eligible couples can receive up to $150 for their time.

We are looking for couples age 45 and older who have been seeing one another and/or dating for 3 years or less.
Click above for more information or contact the Relationship Experiences Across the Lifespan Project (REAL) at UT Austin at 512-475-7527 or email for more information. 

Volunteer: New Scanning Project at the Preston Lab
 All-day. Open through Feb. 5, 2019

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