Behavioural Science Laboratory research opportunities - Department of Psychology
Participate in BSL research
Australian Undergraduate Drinking Problems
Participants: Macquarie University undergraduates aged 18-25 years old
Purpose: This study explores problems associated with various types of alcoholic drinks amongst university students. The principle purpose of this study is to investigate whether students experience different consequences depending on what they drink. A secondary aim of this study is to determine if our interview method is reliable.
Requirements: Two, 20-25 minute interviews spaced two weeks apart. Interviews assess your drinking history over the past 90 days.
Examination of Craving for Cannabis
Participants: Adults who regularly use cannabis
Purpose: This study examines how drug paraphernalia influence cravings.
Tasks: During these sessions, participants will be presented with their own cannabis paraphernalia and with the lab’s paraphernalia. Participants will verbally report on their cravings, while we also monitor heart rate and sweating intensity.
Requirements: Your choice--Daily participation for 5 consecutive days or bi-weekly participation. Daily participation involves 5, 1-2hr sessions. Bi-weekly participation involves 1, 2-hr session and 1, 7-hr session.
Reimbursement: Up to $280 dollars