If you would like to participate in our research, please fill out our Recruitment Screener. If you are eligible to participate in one of our current studies, we will reach out to you our scheduling availability. If you have any questions, please contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone at 608-262-5776.
We are currently recruiting participants for the following studies:
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Speech in Typical Adults
The purpose of this study is to investigate how the brain uses sound information to control speech production.
Who: Adults with no speech, language, or hearing problems, and whose native language is American English
What: Completing simple speaking and listening tasks on a computer while we record your voice
Where: Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705
Time commitment: One or two visits lasting 1-2 hours per visit
If you have questions about this study or would like to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Motor Control in Adults with Cerebellar Ataxia, and Adults without Cerebellar Ataxia
The purpose of this study is to investigate how the brain controls speech movements in individuals with cerebellar ataxia, an acquired neurogenic movement disorder.
Who: Adults with cerebellar ataxia who live in the United States
What: Several types of tasks, including speaking while we record your voice, tapping a rhythm to a metronome, listening to sounds and deciding which one is different, cognitive and memory tests, movement ability tests, and a brain MRI if you are eligible.
Where: Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705. For people with Cerebellar Ataxia, travel expenses are compensated.
Time commitment: (For people with CA) Two to three visits, lasting about 9 hours total. (For people without CA) One to two visits, lasting about 6 hours total.
If you have questions about this study or would like to participate, please contact email@example.com.