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Study of the Brain, Thinking and Memory

Join a Research Study: Enrolling locally from the Washington, D.C. metro region

To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-827-5157 [TTY: 711].

This part of the facial recognition study is enrolling healthy adults without psychiatric conditions, between the ages of 18 and 35, who are in good medical health, and have a bad memory for faces. The overall purpose of the study is to learn about the brain, thinking and memory in people with and without autism spectrum disorders.  

There are 6 outpatient study visits that include interviews, thinking and memory tests, and brain scans (MRI). The study is conducted at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. Persons with a history of neurological or psychiatric illness, a learning disability, or those who are pregnant may not participate.

There is no cost to participate, and compensation is provided.

Study Identifiers

  • NIMH Protocol Number: 10-M-0027
  • Study Number: 01031407

Investigator(s): Alex Martin, Ph.D.