Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Professor Donna Rose Addis and Dr Reece Roberts (School of Psychology, The University of Auckland) are investigating how the brain, heart and mind change with age

In this study, you will be asked to perform simple visual and short-term memory tasks.

Part of this study involves MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and EEG (electroencephalography) scan to image your brain and measure your brain activity and an ECG (electrocardiograph) to record your heart rate.

Time required: 2 sessions, approx. 2 hours each

Compensation: $25 voucher for each session completed.

To be eligible you:

  • Must be aged between 20 and 89 years
  • Must not have a history of head injury, depression or neurological conditions. 
  • We’ll ask you some other questions to ensure you are eligible to participate.

If you'd like to find out more about this research study, please contact Abby Metson: hearts.minds@auckland.ac.nz

*APPROVED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND HUMAN PARTICIPANTS ETHICS COMMITTEE on 23/05/2016 for a period of 3 years. Reference number: 017427