Who is conducting the study? This research is being conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL).
What would I have to do? Participate in 12 sessions of approximately 1.5-2 hours each at the University of Maryland and/or CASL (Center for Advanced Study of Language, near the College Park Metro). The sessions involve completing questionnaires and computerized tasks. All sessions must be completed within approximately 5 weeks.
How would I be compensated? Participants receive a total of $165 for completing the entire study. Payments will be made at a rate of $5 per session with a $105 bonus provided at the end of the last session to bring the total to $165. In addition, upon completion of the study, participants will be entered into a raffle for one of three $150 gift cards.
How do I sign up? Sign up for the Auditory Training Study on the Paid SONA System (http://umpsychology-paid.sona-systems.com) or by emailing us at Auditory@casl.umd.edu. You will have to complete a pre-screen to check your eligibility before signing up.
Questions or concerns? Email us at Auditory@casl.umd.edu.
We are looking for individuals who fit the following criteria:
- 18-30 years of age
- Native speaker of American English
- Normal hearing
- Normal or corrected-to-normal vision
- No speech/language disorders or learning disabilities
- Unimpaired use of both hands
- US Citizen