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Students: Looking for nanny/babysitter

Looking for a responsible and reliable college student to help care for our infant daughter in old town Niwot (seven miles from Boulder, right off 119). Duties include: cuddling, feeding, changing diapers and playing (e.g., tummy time, reading books, exercises, walks in stroller on nice days, etc.).

Mom works from home and will be available for issues/emergencies. During nap times, feel free to do homework, read, watch TV or use our WiFi. Also, we have a one-year-old golden retriever who loves people.

Would prefer Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., but are flexible. Also willing to split shifts between two college students. $11/hour. Please call Melissa at 978-835-6796.

Join paid study on mood and social cognition

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Interested in your moods and brain? Participate in a paid study on mood and social cognition here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (IRB# 17-0358).
Study includes some or all of the following parts:

  • Option No. 1 – Behavioral Lab Visit: Interview about thoughts & feelings, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (4-5 hours; $15/hour)
  • Option No. 2 – Pressure Pain Task Visit: One computer task involving tolerable pressure pain, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (1-2 hrs; $15/hour)
  • Option No. 3 – fMRI Visit: View videos and pictures, and think about emotions while in a brain imaging scanner, computer tasks, questionnaires (3 hours; $25/hour)
  • Additional opportunities to participate in paid research may be available.

To apply, please fill out the brief survey to see if you qualify. 

Have a question? Please email gruberpeplab@colorado.edu with the subject line “Mood and Social Cognition Study” or give us a call at 303-735-7547.

Center for Inclusion and Social Change: Safe Zone Training Aug. 8

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The Center for Inclusion and Social Change offers monthly LGBTQ-inclusion Safe Zone Trainings throughout the academic year. This interactive 90-minute training provides information about campus climate for the LGBTQ and allied community; surveys CU Boulder and Colorado resources, policies and protections; and addresses best practices for creating inclusive learning and work environments at the university. 

The next session will be 1:30–3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in room S341 of the Center for Community.  

To register for one of our scheduled monthly trainings, please sign up through Skillsoft in your employee portal. If you are having trouble logging in to Skillsoft, you can call Organizational and Employee Development at 303-492-8103. 

Participate in a paid study on mood and emotion

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Interested in your moods and thoughts? Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Earn up to $200 to participate in studies involving answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and keeping a log of your emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits and pays $10 per hour in cash each (first visit is 2–3 hours; second is 4 hours). There is an option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

Please fill out the very brief survey to see if you qualify. 

If you have questions please contact us at gruberpeplab@colorado.edu or visit our website.
 

Students: Play collaborative learning games, earn $50

The Emotive Computing Lab at CU Boulder is looking for participants for a study of collaboration. 

You are eligible to participate in this research study if you:

  • Are a CU Boulder student at least 18 years of age
  • Speak English
  • Do not have significant and uncorrected vision impairments
  • Have not previously played Physics Playground or a similar game (e.g., Crayon Physics Deluxe, Magic Pen) for more than an hour

The study contains two parts: 

  1. An at-home portion where you fill out some surveys and practice the game (lasting one hour)
  2. A visit to the lab, which will be scheduled at a mutually convenient time (lasting two hours)

You will receive payment after participating in both parts of the study. You will be compensated with $50 in Amazon gift cards.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Angela Stewart at angela.stewart@colorado.edu for more information.

Participate in a paid study on mood and emotion

PEP Lab logo

Interested in your moods and thoughts? Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Earn up to $200 to participate in studies involving answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and keeping a log of your emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits and pays $10 per hour in cash each (first visit is 2-3 hours; second is 4 hours). There is an option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

Please fill out the very brief survey to see if you qualify. 

If you have questions please contact us at gruberpeplab@colorado.edu or visit our website.

Join paid study on mood and social cognition

Interested in your moods and brain? Participate in a paid study on mood and social cognition here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (IRB# 17-0358).

Study includes some or all of the following parts:

  • Option No. 1 – Behavioral Lab Visit: Interview about thoughts and feelings, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (4-5 hours; $15/hour)
  • Option No. 2 – Pressure Pain Task Visit: One computer task involving tolerable pressure pain, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (1-2 hours; $15/hour)
  • Option No. 3 – fMRI Visit: View videos and pictures, and think about emotions while in a brain imaging scanner, computer tasks, questionnaires (3 hours; $25/hour)

Additional opportunities to participate in paid research may be available.

To apply, please fill out the brief survey to see if you qualify. 

Have a question? Please email gruberpeplab@colorado.edu with the subject line “Mood and Social Cognition Study” or give us a call at 303-735-7547.

Adults needed for a study on tobacco smoking, auditory function

Volunteers are needed for a study at the Hearing and Epidemiology and Research Diagnostics Laboratory investigating potential effects of tobacco smoking on the auditory system.

We are recruiting individuals ages 18-45 who have been actively smoking tobacco (cigarettes) for at least one year and do not use other recreational drugs, including cannabis. Participants are compensated $15 per hour for up to five hours of testing.

Interested? Email Kailey Durkin at heardlab@colorado.edu or call 303-735-7127 to see if you qualify or for more information.

Property Services hosting live auction July 14

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CU Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, July 14. Items for sale may include computers, furniture, lab equipment, vehicles and more. 

Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m., and the auction will begin at 9 a.m. Auctions are held on the east side of the Distribution Center, located at 3300 Walnut St.

Please “like” us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information on our upcoming sales and auctions.

Get details from CU Boulder Today.

Join study on strategies to change people's experience of cardiovascular exercise

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Strategies to Enhance the Experience of Exercise Study
 
Reason for this study: The goal of this research is to help researchers identify strategies people can use to change their experience of cardiovascular exercise.
 
What you will do: One laboratory session including a survey, fitness test, learning a strategy, 30-minute supervised exercise session, two weeks of exercise on your own while filling out short daily surveys and one survey at the end of the study.
 
Compensation: $10 for the laboratory session, $1 per day for filling out daily surveys (up to $14) and $5 for the follow-up survey.
 
Who can be in the study: You should be between the ages of 18 and 40. You should not be doing regular cardiovascular exercise; this study is for people who do not exercise right now. You should be willing to start a cardiovascular exercise program that involves walking, hiking, jogging or running. You should not have any health problems that prevent you from exercising safely.
 
If you would like to be in the study, please email us at gillmanresearch@gmail.com including your email and a phone number, or you can go directly to our screening form to learn more and see if you are eligible to be in the study.

For parents: Cognitive Development Center offers fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self-control, language, and cognitive strategies. 

A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel, and kids receive a fun prize.

To sign up, please do one of the following:

  • Visit our website.
  • Email cogdevctr@colorado.edu with your child’s name, gender, date of birth and parent contact information (address, phone number, email address).
  • Call us at 303-492-6389.

For more information, feel free to check out our Facebook page and website

Participate in a paid study on mood and emotion

Hello world

Interested in your moods and thoughts? Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Earn up to $200 to participate in studies involving answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and keeping a log of your emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits and pays $10 per hour in cash each (first visit is 2-3 hours; second is 4 hours). There is an option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

Please fill out the very brief survey to see if you qualify. 

If you have questions, please contact us at gruberpeplab@colorado.edu or visit our website.

Join paid study on mood and social cognition

Interested in your moods and brain? Participate in a paid study on mood and social cognition here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (IRB# 17-0358).

Study includes some or all of the following parts:

  • Option No. 1 – Behavioral Lab Visit: Interview about thoughts and feelings, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (4-5 hours; $15/hour).
  • Option No. 2 – Pressure Pain Task Visit: One computer task involving tolerable pressure pain, physiological monitoring (heart rate), computer tasks, questionnaires (1-2 hours; $15/hour).
  • Option No. 3 – fMRI Visit: View videos and pictures, and think about emotions while in a brain imaging scanner, computer tasks, questionnaires (3 hours; $25/hour).
  • Additional opportunities to participate in paid research may be available.

To apply, please fill out the brief survey to see if you qualify.

Have a question? Please email gruberpeplab@colorado.edu with the subject line “Mood and Social Cognition Study” or give us a call at 303-735-7547.

Enjoying Fourth of July in the area? Remember the current fire restriction

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If you are enjoying Independence Day in the area, be aware:

Fall internships for juniors, seniors at The Nature Conservancy and History Colorado Center

Center of the American West is now accepting applications for our fall 2018 3-credit hour internships at The Nature Conservancy and History Colorado Center.

Current openings include working as a museum research assistant; a museum school groups tour guide; and assisting with conservation science projects. Our 3-credit hour internships course (CAMW3939) requires an average of 10 hours per week on-the-job, along with some academic activities and a few meetings with our internships advisor/instructor. We are now scheduling screening interviews.

Visit our website for details and application instructions.