What does the study involve?
For the first part of the study, you will be asked to visit a study website to complete some questionnaires online on your computer.
Participants will be asked to answer one questionnaire, attend two in-person meetings, and do an MRI scan.
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You do not need to quit smoking.
You will be asked to abstain from smoking and using any other nicotine products for 12 hours and from using alcohol and recreational drugs for 24 hours before the second visit.
- Be compensated $175.
- Contribute to research on the connections between brain activity and smoking habits.
Who can Join?
- Adults aged 21-65 who smoke daily are invited.
- Pregnant women cannot participate.
Dr. Stephen J. Wilson – Professor of Psychology at the Addiction, Smoking, and Health (ASH) Laboratory at Penn State University.
You can learn more about the research being conducted in the Addiction, Smoking, and Health Laboratory by using this link https://wilsonlab.la.psu.edu/
The Penn State Institutional Review Board has reviewed Wayturn’s ads, and the rest of this study, to ensure that everything is conducted in an ethical way.
Email email@example.com to learn more, or sign up using the questionnaire to get in touch with the research team.
Additional study information
You will be asked to complete three parts for this study. Each part is completed on a different day.
- For Part 1, you will be asked to answer some questions over the internet using your own computer or laptop in a private location (such as in your home). This will take about 45 minutes.
- For Part 2, you will be asked to visit our lab located on University Park campus of Penn State University for about 2 hours. During the visit, you will answer questions on a computer and practice what it feels like to be in an MRI scanner.
- For Part 3, you will be asked to visit our lab at Penn State for about 3 hours. During the visit, you will answer questions on a computer and complete tasks while in an MRI scanner. You will be asked not to smoke or use any other nicotine products for 12 hours prior to the visit (which will be verified with a test).