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H2O: Just Add Word Recognition Study

  • You are invited to participate in our research study! The purpose of this study is to measure the relationship between hydration and its effects on speed of thinking. This study includes one 1-hour in person lab appointment - it will include a word recognition task and a post self-report questionnaire. 
  • Location: Weston 1207C
  • The lab appointment will take around 1 hour. 
  • Earn Extra Credit in Psychology Dept. Course.
  • Contact researcher Abby Kerr/ with questions
  • To sign up, either scan the QR code or click the link below.



Pop some balloons and earn some points: How personality and cognition collide #HS-23-27

Every day, we take risks. We are interested in what influences our decision-making to better understand
how we approach risks. You are invited to participate in a study, being conducted under the direction of
Dr. Lin Fang at NMU, investigating the relationship between personality
characteristics, decision making, and information processing. The investigation includes five
questionnaires and two behavioral tasks, all completed on a computer. Participation is expected to last
up to one hour. The risks associated with this study are expected to be minimal and participants can get extra credit after participating in the study.

To be eligible for participation, you must be 

  • 18 years old or older
  • have normal or corrected-to-normal
  • not have a diagnosis of a psychiatric/mental health condition

Attention bias and personality study qr code


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HS23-1369: Social Media Study

You are invited to take part in a research study examining the relationship between social media content, stress, and emotion. This study is being conducted by Tyree O'Neil, a graduate student in the Health and Human Performance Program, and Dr. Vince Jeevar.

  • Participants will be asked to complete a self-report survey on stress and emotion on a scale of 0-5.
  • Participants will then take part in an experiment on a social media platform for 14 days and will be expected to post at least once every two days for the duration of the study.
  • Participants will have the ability to interact with each other and will be asked to contribute content of their choosing*, just as they would on other social media sites.
  • The estimated time to complete the first set of survey questions is approximately 5-10 minutes.
  • Participation on the social media platform will take 14 days, with intermittent activity required.
  • The final survey questions will take approximately 10-15 minutes.
  • Participants may answer or decline to answer any questions without pressure or coercion.

*Sharing content with violence, sexual activity, drugs use or other graphic content will result in removal from the study.

  • Earn extra credit!
  • Must be an NMU student 18 years of age or older
  • Must have access to the internet
  • Scan the QR code or click the link to participate.
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HS16-768 Brain activity of Visual and Auditory Stimuli

You are invited to participate in our research study. The purpose of this study is to better understand brain activity while viewing visual stimuli. This study will utilize an EEG cap to investigate the relevance of visual and auditory stimuli, and will be conducted by undergraduate and graduate research assistants.

*If you have participated in a related study in the Cabin Lab in past semesters, you are eligible to participate in this study.



●EEG Lab Weston Hall 1109

●Receive extra credit!

●Approximately 1.5 hours

●Must be 18 years of age or older

●Must have normal (or corrected to normal) vision

Scan the QR code to sign up!

QR Code For this study: Brain activity of visual and auditory stimuli


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HS22-1322 Effects of Performance Feedback on Learning and Preference

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of and preference for different kinds of performance feedback that adults receive while learning to do new tasks. Performance feedback has been shown to help people improve their learning. We are interested in evaluating which types of feedback are the most effective and which types of feedback are the most enjoyable for the people who receive them.

Participants will learn simple and complex tasks in a one-session study (max 3 hours) and will receive $30 for study completion.


  • Be able to attend in-person meetings on NMU campus
  • Receive $30 for payment
  • Max 3-hour sessions in NMU laboratory
  • Must be 18+ years old
  • To sign up:
    • Click the link or scan the QR code to sign up automatically using calendar
    • Contact Dr. Cory Toegel (email: Sign Up


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HS23-1370 Nature on the Brain - fNIRS Study

The purpose of this study is to better understand the neurological relationship between nature and prosocial behavior. This study will use an fNIRS headband to measure blood oxygenation in the prefrontal cortex while viewing nature and urban photographs. Research will be conducted by graduate and undergraduate students. The entire study should take about an hour to complete.


●Social Psychology Lab Weston Hall 1304

●Receive extra credit!

●Approximately 1 hour

●Must be 18 years of age or older

●Must have normal (or corrected to normal) vision

Scan the QR code to sign up!




HS-21-8 Evaluation of Electronic Gambling Machine Play

You are invited to participate in a research study on gambling behavior. In this study you will be asked to play an electronic gambling game for approximately 1 hour. 


•Location: Weston 1117

•Earn Extra Credit in Psychology Dept. Course.

•Duration of the study: 1 hour

•Ways to sign up: Please use the QR code or link below to sign up for an available appointment.

•Contact: for questions or to schedule an appointment outside of the available times.




HS21-1164 Masculinity Study

You are invited to take part in our research study! This study intends to measure if people act differently in the future after considering 1) the way they see themselves, 2) the way others see them, and 3) what is culturally normal or average regarding masculinity. This study will include 2 parts for the participant: a pre-survey and a lab-meeting with a post-survey. This study also requires a close friend who will act as an informant by answering questions regarding their perception of the participant. 

The estimated time to complete the first set of survey​ questions is roughly 30-40 minutes. The appointment​ at the lab will only take 15-20 minutes, but​ it cannot happen until both you and your informant have completed the survey questions.  


  • Earn your choice of $20.00 or one-hour worth of extra credit!
  • Must identify as male
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Must have an informant who is:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Close friend
  • Non-significant other
  • You must gain permission from the informant before you sign up.

To sign up, scan the QR Code or select the Sign Up button below

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HS22-1330 Genetic Alterations Associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

If you are interested in participating, please contact:

And we will schedule a time for the assessment.

Extra Credit!

  • Extra Credit for PSY100, PSY210, PSY240 and PSY250 (10 points)
  • Other classes by your professor's approval