Learning Games

About the Study 

The Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Delaware (Principal Investigator: Dr. Tim Vickery) is seeking participants for a neuroimaging (fMRI) experiment conducted at the Maryland Neuroimaging Center at the University of Maryland.  Experiments involve memory tasks, learning tasks, and/or simple decision-making tasks (e.g., playing games) while being scanned by MRI.  Experimental sessions take between 2 to 3 hours to complete.  


For your participation, you will receive $20 per hour, amounting to $40 over the two-hour session.

Additional awards may be earned based on performance during the tasks.

Participation Requirements 

To be eligible, participants must be:

  • 18-40 years-old
  • Right-handed
  • Without metal in the body, including pacemakers, neural implants, metal plates or joints, shrapnel, and surgical staples
  • Not claustrophobic
  • Not pregnant
  • Not taking psychological drugs, including Zoloft, Ritalin, and drugs of abuse
  • Have no known psychological condition, including ADD, depression, PTSD, and clinical anxiety
  • Have no known neurological condition, including stroke, seizure, brain tumor, or closed head injury
  • Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (glasses or contacts are OK)
  • Have normal hearing

Interested and/or have questions? 

Please contact the lab by email at VickeryLab@gmail.com .


To participate in this study, please complete the Volunteer Form and check the box Learning Games.

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