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Brain, Cognition Lab Needs Volunteers


The Brain and Cognition Lab is recruiting young adults ages 18 to 35 for a study examining the effects of stress on memory.

Participation will involve completing speech, math, memory, vocabulary and puzzle tasks and completing demographic, health, recent stress and personality questionnaires. Participants will also be asked to provide multiple saliva samples and heart rate measures.

Those taking part in the study will receive $25 for their participation.

The study will last approximately two hours and will take place in Morrissey Hall.

Study Eligibility

To participate in this study or for more information, contact Robyn Husa at 314-977-4199 or

The study’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol number is #29677.

The study’s protocol was approved on Feb. 5, 2018.

The supervising faculty member is Brenda Kirchhoff, Ph.D.