The Autism Laboratory of Affective Sensory Research (LASR) is seeking participants for a study investigating relationships between emotion and interoception, which is the physical sensation of internal organs working, such as the feeling of your heartbeat.
Enrollment is open for individuals between 8 and 60 years of age with or without a diagnosis of autism. Currently, the researchers are especially interested in identifying neurotypical children ages 8 and older to participate over the summer months. All research participants must be willing and able to reliably follow verbal instructions in a laboratory setting.
This study will involve:
- three to four sessions, each lasting between two and four hours
- clinical and cognitive assessments
- wearing an EKG monitor, both at rest and while performing visual and interoception tasks
- an EEG
- an MRI scan
- completing several questionnaires about your (or your child’s) behavior, health and sensory experiences
Participants will be compensated $15 per hour for in-person participation, and a $25 bonus for completing all questionnaires.
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