Cognitive and mood disorders are associated with distinct motor problems and brain dysfunction. However, not much is known about the motor behavioral profile of subjects with depression and mild cognitive impairment, or how they are related to the structure and function of brain regions that show differences between these groups and healthy control subjects. We are looking for a student that has a keen interest in mood disorders or cognitive dysfunction in older individuals.
Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Earn independent study credit
1) Helping with phone screening participants for eligibility in our study, 2) Helping with data collection (no in-person contact required)
The opportunity to learn about 1) mood disorders, cognitive dysfunction, and their relation to brain structure in older individuals; 2) running a scientific study.
Project duration is 6 months with the possibility to stay on longer. Estimated hours per week: 6-10.
Feeling comfortable talking to potential participants over the phone, good organizational skills, responsible