We are interested in examining the relationship between heart rate, emotional well-being and brain function.
USC School of Gerontology researchers are investigating whether heart rate biofeedback helps to improve the functioning of cardiovascular control systems in the brain that help regulate emotions, improves well-being and reduces stress, anxiety, and depressed feelings.
Your volunteer efforts help contribute to moving science forward.
Volunteer Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements:
We seek healthy adults between the ages of 55-75 who are willing to stick with a program for 7 weeks, do a daily practice of the heart rate biofeedback every day from home, and come in for a 2-4 hour weekly group visit to the lab. Volunteers will complete several emotion and cognitive tasks as well as undergo 2 MRI scans. You may request to have an image of your brain scan beforehand!
If you drive from an off-site location, a USC parking pass will be pre-paid and reserved for you at each of your visits.
For full eligibility criteria and to sign up, visit: healthyminds.usc.edu/biofeedback
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
- Issue Area(s): Health & Wellness
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