Are you the biological parent of a 3-5 year old child? If so, you and your child may be able to participate in a research study to better understand how young children react to new social experiences. Participation involves two 2-hour visits. You and your child will complete interactive tasks and play games while wearing a special head cap that measures brain response. Compensation is provided. Pitt + Me
Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study is to better understand how preschool age children react to new social experiences. Researchers hope their findings may lead to better prevention programs for children at risk for mental health disorders in the future.
Children who are 3-5 years old
No diagnosis of developmental delay or disability, such as autism
What to Expect
Two visits lasting about 1.5-2 hours each
Visit 1: Parent interviews about psychiatric history and developmental history.
Visit 2: Parent and child wear a head cap that measures brain response (NIRS) while playing together.
Study questionnaires at 6 months and 12 months post visits