Current Experiments

We are currently seeking participants for all experiments listed below. Other Curran Lab experiments will be available at the CU Research System website. If you don't see any experiments currently advertised below, please check back later or try the CU Research System.

Please note, we cannot schedule you for Curran Lab experiments that occur on the same day of or between sessions of other Curran Lab experiments that you are already scheduled for.

If you have any questions about anything on this page, please contact Krystin or Shaina at 303-735-5288 or For directions to the lab and information on how to prepare for an EEG session, see Location and Information.

Current Experiments (updated 9/8/15):


Participants will be paid $10 per hour for their time, plus a bonus of $21 if all 7 sessions are completed in 2 weeks. Participants must be 18 to 29 years old.

Participants will complete 7 experiment sessions that include tasks on a computer. This experiment involves tasks performed on pictures of computer generated, imaginary species, viewed on a computer monitor.

Session 1 lasts about 100 minutes, session 2 lasts about 65 minutes, sessions 3-6 last about 55 minutes, and session 7 lasts about 50 minutes.

Prior participation in the following experiments will exclude participation in this experiment:

  • Experiment 973 on the CU Paid Subject Pool or Experiment 1386 on the CU Psychology 1001 Subject Pool
  • EBUG, Our 9-session EEG experiment involving computer-generated creatures.
  • EBUG2, a 2015 8 session experiment involving computer-generated creatures.
  • EBUG3, a 2015 8 session experiment involving computer-generated creatures.
  • EBUG4, a 2015 8 session experiment involving computer-generated creatures.

We are not scheduling this experiment outside of 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. This 7 session experiment will take 2 weeks to complete.

To qualify for participation, you must be

  • 18 to 29 years old
  • available for all 7 sessions

This experiment is is now full, but new timeslots might be available here in the next few weeks.