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Adolescent Brain Study

  • Participate in a longitudinal study about adolescent health
    and well-being (one visit per year for 3 years following the
    first assessment)
  • Participate at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg or Virginia Tech
    Carilion Research Institute in Roanoke
  • Adolescent and caregiver participate in a short interview,
    fill out questionnaires, and play simple computer games
  • Adolescent (optional for caregiver) gets a brain scan (no
    X-rays) and receives a CD with MRI images of their brain
  • The caregiver will be paid $80-$140, and the adolescent
    will also be paid $80-$110.*
  • If you are interested, please call or text us at (540) 558-8239 or email at lifespan@vt.edu
  • Click to learn more about our brain scans:  mri_mythbuster.pdf  fMRI Cartoon

* Travel compensation will be provided at $0.20 per mile.