Learning and memory study

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Study Overview

In this study we will investigate the influence of gonadal hormones on fear acquisition and extinction using both psychophysiological measures and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

Study Description

You may be eligible to participate if you are: a right-handed female, currently taking oral contraceptives, between the ages of 18-45, without any psychiatric disorders. Should you choose to participate, you may be asked to do the following: 1 screening visit and 3 separate consecutive visits totaling a time commitment of 8 hours, receive an annoying but not painful, half-second microstimulation, Two fMRI scans, and take one dose of a FDA approved drug orally (estrogen pill) or placebo for investigational purposes. You can earn up to $230 for your participation in this study.

Additional Information:

PLEASE FILL OUT THIS SCREENING SURVEY (1 MIN) https://redcap.med.upenn.edu/surveys/?s=7HRJL8DD7Y AND A RESEARCHER WILL CONTACT YOU TO SCHEDULE A SLOT THAT WORKS FOR YOU IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE.

  • Study Identifier: 826854

Recruitment Status

Closed

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