Healthy volunteers needed for a brain imaging study (£20, reading texts on social media platforms)

Hello all,

We are inviting volunteers for an fMRI study:

This study, on healthy volunteers, is about how people perceive and understand information on social media. We will invite you to come to Edinburgh Imaging Facilities – QMRI at Little France, and you will perform a self-paced reading-based experiment during your brain scan, which will take up to an hour. You will receive £20 out of pocket expenses for participation in this study.

We are looking for volunteers who are:

– 18 – 45 years of age

– UK Citizen

– Native English speakers with no difficulty to read online text

– Right handedness

– Have no metal fragments in their eyes

– Have no hear pacemakers or surgery involving the insertion of metal clips

– Have no current psychiatric illness or medications relating to brain or cognitive function

– Are not pregnant

– Are not claustrophobic

If you are interested in taking part in this study, please fill the below survey:

The experiment will take place in the Edinburgh Imaging Facilities QMRI at Little France, EH16 4TJ. This study has been approved by University’s School of Social and Political Science (SSPS) Ethics Committee (submission id 261566). Any questions please contact


Best wishes,

Sujin Hong, PhD

Research fellow

NRLabs (Neuropolitics) & Edinburgh Imaging

School of Social and Political Science

University of Edinburgh

18 Buccleuch Place




Tel: +44 131 650 6632