Study seeks participants for brain-based learning enhancement research

Individuals age 18-40 who are right-handed and native English monolingual speakers are being sought for a research study.

This research study investigates brain-based learning enhancement through a non-invasive brain stimulation method called high-definition transcranial alternating current stimulation (HD-tACS).

Visit requirements

Initial screening phone call to determine eligibility. If eligible, individuals will participate in three study visits.

  • Visit 1 includes: an MRI exam, EEG, non-invasive brain stimulation, and paper/pencil testing.
  • Visits 2 and 3 include: non-invasive brain stimulation session and paper/pencil testing, and some individuals may be asked to complete an EEG.
  • Some individuals may be asked to complete a follow-up Visit 4, which includes an MRI exam, EEG and paper/pencil testing.

Compensation (via gift cards)

  • $50 per visit, with $50 study completion bonus

Contact information

Principal Investigator: Katherine S. Aboud, Ph.D.
Education and Brain Science Research Laboratory

The study is being conducted by the Education and Brain Science Laboratory of the Vanderbilt Special Education Department in Nashville, TN 37203.