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Estrogens and Cognition Online Study

University of Toronto, Department of Psychology, The Einstein Lab of Cognitive Neuroscience, Gender and Health


The Einstein Lab at the University of Toronto is looking for participants to help investigate the effects of estrogens on cognition. We are very interested in how the removal of the ovaries (oophorectomy) as an effort to prevent the onset of cancer, can affect the way we think, our memory, and attention.

Your Impact

Participants are needed to explore the effects of estrogens on cognition!

Eligibility Criteria

Female

35 to 60 years old

Fluent in English

Not using hormonal contraceptives (including some IUDs) in the last six months

Have had regular periods OR stopped having periods completely in the last six months

No use of anti-estrogen medications in the last six months

No chemotherapy or radiation therapy in the last six months

Study Tasks

Questionnaires
Attention and memory tasks

Ethics

This study has been approved by the University of Toronto Research Ethics Board (Protocol #25223)

Keywords

estrogens
cognition
attention
memory
hormones
Activity and Time

Psychology, Health and Wellness

Interview

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

2 hours total, 1 session

If you choose to participate you will be asked to answer some questions about your medical history. You will be also asked to alternate between answering questionnaires and completing 4 short computer tasks (between 5-15 minutes each) that look at memory and perception.

Compensation

$30 everything gift card (everythingcard.ca)

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: Jun 25, 2019

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