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Stepp Lab Research Study for Kids!

Official Website:Stepp Lab Research Study for Kids!
Location:677 Beacon St., Boston, MA, 02215
Phone:617-358-1395
Dates:Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from 7/27/18 - 11/30/18
Hours:Hours vary. Generally 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tue-Sun.
Ages:Kids
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Science & Technology


We are currently recruiting a variety of participants for our studies at Boston University.

Participants will be reimbursed $20/hr for their involvement.
Studies may involve speech, swallowing or hand and arm function.

The goal of this work is to understand the correlation between non-invasive objective measures and qualitative measures of motor function.

Please see the criteria below and contact stepplab@gmail.com for more information about participation.

We are looking for volunteers between the ages of 4 and 100 years with no history of voice, speech, swallowing, or upper extremity disorder, no regular use of a hearing aid and no history of neurological disease or stroke.

What’s involved?
You may be asked to:
-Produce speech
-Voluntarily contract your hand, arm, neck or facial muscles
-Produce dry swallows
-Fill out motor function and quality of life scales
-Listen to and rate speech samples

The following types of data may be collected:
-Acoustics using a microphone
-Surface electromyography to detect electrical signals from your muscles non-invasively from the surface of the skin
-Body movement and force

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Participants will be reimbursed $20/hr for their involvement.

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677 Beacon St., Boston, MA, 02215 map

677 Beacon St. Boston, MA 02215
Parking available in the Hotel Buckminster parking garage next door.

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