Sick Kids Research Team Recruiting Teens for Online Study

June 6, 2022
Participate in an online emotion research study! Emotion Recognition in Adolsecents with Epilepsy Principle Investigator: Mary Lou Smith, PhD, CPsych. We are recruiting adolescents (12 to 18 years old) diagnosed with epilepsy/seizure disorder. What is the study about? We hope to learn whether paediatric epilepsy affects how individuals recognize different emotions. What is involved? You will be asked to complete online questionnaires and comuter tasks. All participation is voluntery. Are there benefits to participating? Contribute to our understanding of how emotion recognition is affected in epilepsy. Participants will receive a gift card and volunteer hours in appreciation of their time. To learn more about the study, please contact Tamara Taveres, PhD tamara.tavares@sickkids.ca - 416-813-7654, ext 204297

Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, ON) are recruiting adolescents (aged 12-18 years) living with epilepsy and their parents to participate in an online study. The researchers aim to understand in what way epilepsy affects how emotions are processed and recognized.
 
Teens will be asked to complete online questionnaires and computer tasks with a researcher (1-2 hours), and parents will be asked to complete questionnaires (1 hour). As a thank you, you will receive a $20-30 gift card and volunteer hours in appreciation of your time.
 
If you are interested in learning more about the study, please contact Dr. Tamara Tavares at tamara.tavares@sickkids.ca or 416-813-7654, ext 204297. Results of this study will be available at the conclusion of the study.