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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 1-301-402-4419 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].

The purpose of the overall study is to learn about the brain in healthy people and in people with autism spectrum disorders. This research study seeks to learn about the brain, thinking and memory. To qualify for this part of the study you must be between 18 and 35 years old, in good health, and have a bad memory for faces.

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.