We are always looking for research participants! We conduct a variety of experiments including online studies, in-person behavioral experiments, and noninvasive brain imaging studies.

Current Studies

Our ongoing research studies are listed below. If you are interested in participating in one of our studies, or if you would like more information about a study, please contact us at dcl@wustl.edu or give us a call at (314)935-4138.


Everyday Event Memory: In-Person Study

This study consists of 4 sessions. The first session will be in-person, and the other 3 will be completed from home. The first session takes place at the Dynamic Cognition Lab, located at Washington University in St. Louis. In this first session, participants will watch a series of videos and complete a memory test. We will then give participants a tablet computer to take home with them, where they will complete three 45-minute sessions 1 week, 2 weeks, and 4 weeks after watching the videos. Participants will be paid $15 per hour for completing this study.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be between the ages of 65 and 89
  • Cognitively healthy
  • Not currently being treated for depression, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, or any other neurological disorder

If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact us at dcl@wustl.edu or 314-935-4138.


Everyday Event Memory: Online Study

We are currently recruiting participants for an online two-session study. The first session involves watching short videos and answering some questions. The second session occurs one week later and involves a memory task. Both sessions take about 30 minutes to complete. Participants will receive a $7 Amazon gift card for completing the first session, and a $13 Amazon gift card for completing the second session.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Located in the United States
  • Must be between the ages of 30-39 or 70-79
  • Must be able to complete the study on a computer with a keyboard

If you are interested in participating in this study, please call 314-935-4138, or contact us at dcl@wustl.edu to schedule a phone call to confirm your eligibility.