University of Wisconsin–Madison

Current Studies

Know Your Emotions Study
Would your daughter like to learn more about emotions and the brain?
The UW Department of Psychiatry and the HealthEmotions Research Institute are looking for girls, ages 9 to 11, to participate in a paid research study. Girls who are currently receiving treatment for anxiety or other emotional issues, or who have been treated for anxiety in the past are not eligible to participate. Girls who have braces are also not eligible to participate.
Earn a $10 gift card for completing a brief online survey at
Girls who qualify for the full study may receive up to $950 over multiple study sessions that include MRI brain scans, clinical assessments, behavioral tasks, and questionnaires about mood and health. Please visit for more information or call the HealthEmotions Research Institute at 608-265-4380.