Participants wanted: In-person study of dreaming, attention, & anxiety

Wednesday 14 December 2022

Remembering Dreams: Understanding the link between dream recall, attention, & anxiety

We invite you to participate in a research project about dreaming, attention, and anxiety. This study is being conducted as part of my, Sofiia Dabizha’s, MSc degree in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews.

Participants will receive guaranteed monetary compensation of £5.

Who can participate?

To participate, you must be an adult (16+ y.o.) student or staff member at the University of St Andrews and have…

  • no known neurological or psychiatric disorders
  • normal hearing
  • normal or corrected-to-normal vision
  • history of less than 1 year of musical instrument/singing practice outside of compulsory education programmes

How long will it take?

This in-person study will take you less than 1 hour to complete.

What will I have to do?

The study will take place in Lab 0.30 in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience (St Mary’s Quad). You will be asked to complete…

  • a questionnaire about your dreams and feelings of anxiety (you will NOT be asked to share the contents of your dreams or worries)
  • 2 musical attention tasks, during one of which your brain activity will be recorded using a brain-sensing headband

How do I sign up?

If you’d like to take part, you can…

Contact details

Researcher: Sofiia Dabizha ([email protected])

Supervisor: Professor David I Donaldson ([email protected])

Ethics approval code: PS16528

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