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Contribute to the Science of Flexible Thinking, Emotion and Sleep

Learn more about how to participate in the study.


Flexible thinking, emotion, and sleep study.

The purpose of this study is to understand the impact of two different types of activities:

  • Painless electrical brain stimulation delivered during sleep
  • Brief, daily well-being training

We are trying to figure out whether these activities, either alone or combined, can positively impact the brain. Our goal is to increase the ability to think flexibly and to regulate emotions.

What you'll do in this study:

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Take a short survey to see if you're eligible now:


To be eligible, you must:


People who complete the full study may receive up to $2,440.

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We're happy to hear from you.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 608-890-2960

This study is led by the Center for Healthy Minds and the Wisconsin Institute of Sleep and Consciousness at the University of Wisconsin–Madison under the direction of Richard Davidson, PhD and Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD. It is approved by its Institutional Review Board, which is charged with protecting the rights and welfare of people who take part in research studies.