Earn around $100 by participating in an exercise experiment
- Date Listed18/12/2019
- Job TypeCasual
- Company NameYale-NUS College
- Education LevelDiploma
Paid Study: Effects of physical exertion on cognitive function
Abstract: Earn around $100 by participating in an exercise experiment
(1) $10 performance bonus
(2) $5 if you are required to attend a briefing session
(3) $10 if you attend the 30 minute follow-up session
Duration: 2 hours per session (up to 2 sessions) + 30 minutes for follow-up session.
Some participants may be required to attend a 15 minute briefing session.
Venue: NUS (N.1 Institute for Health)
How to book: Please register yourself as “Participant” using SONA (https://yale-nus.sona-systems.com/default.aspx?logout=Y). Then look for “PAID STUDY: Effects of physical exertion on cognitive function” (https://yale-nus.sona-systems.com/default.aspx?p_return_experiment_id=104) and reserve your slot.
Description: We are recruiting healthy male participants between the age of 21 and 40 years old for our exercise experiment. Participants will exercise on a stationary bicycle in the lab for ~1 hour (for each session) while completing some simple computerized cognitive tests. Some participants may be requested to swallow a small temperature “pill” to monitor core body temperature. The entire experiment will take 2 hours (per session) including the exercise. You may also stand to get up to $10 extra in performance bonus.
Participants will be required to attend a follow-up session which will take 30 minutes.
Some participants will be required to attend a briefing session which will take 15 minutes.
- Between 21 and 40 years old (both inclusive)
- Fluent in English
- Average BMI
- Exercise regularly for the past 3 months prior to experiment
- History of perceptual or memory deficit
- Colour blindness
- Psychological/physical disabilities
For those participants assigned to the Core Temperature groups, the following exclusion criteria will apply as participants will be required to ingest a telemetric pill: -
- History of prior gastro-intestinal surgery, surgery or trauma to mucosal membrane, or pelvic or abdominal surgery
- History of inflammatory and motility bowel disorders
- History of intestinal obstruction
- Swallowing disorders
- Planning to undergo Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Contact: Takashi Obana (email@example.com)