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Meredith L. Chivers, PhD, CPsych
Department of Psychology
Queen's University
62 Arch Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Participate in Sexuality Research

The Sexuality and Gender Laboratory is recruiting participants for a number of in-lab studies. Below are brief descriptions of our current studies:

Current in-lab studies:

NUTMEG: We are looking for women (age 18+) in PSYC 100 to participate in a study of brain responses to images of the human body. The study involves viewing pictures of body parts, including images of genitals, while your brain activity is monitored. Must be exclusively or mostly sexually attracted to men. To sign up, please use the PSYC 100 Subject Pool system or email the SageLab for more information. email sagelab@queensu.ca

PEPPER: Participants needed for online study on evaluating sexual images. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and fluent in English. Prize draw available. For more information about the PEPPER study, visit http://faceresearch.org/project?PEPPER or email sagelab@queensu.ca

GINKGO & SAFFRON: We are looking for women and men, age 18+ to participate in studies assessing attentional processing of sexual cues. To sign up, please use the PSYC 100 Subject Pool system.

TARRAGON_S: We are recruiting self-identified women WITH sexual arousal and/or desire difficulties (e.g., difficulty getting “turned on”, low sexual desire, etc.) for a study of physical and mental responses to sexually explicit videos. We are looking for women who are: 18-50 years old, healthy and pre-menopausal, predominantly or exclusively sexually attracted to men, in a sexual relationship, and not currently depressed. Participation involves completing lab sessions and online questionnaires over three consecutive months

GINSENG B: We are looking for women WITH sexual difficulties (e.g., absent/low desire, difficulty becoming aroused), age 18+, who are predominantly or exclusively attracted to men (i.e., heterosexual/straight) to participate in a study assessing sexual arousal and attention. Study procedures involve a single lab session recording your physiological responses and eye movements and completing computer tasks and questionnaires.

SUGAR:  The Sage lab is looking for healthy heterosexual women, 18-40, not taking hormonal contraceptives for a study of sexual responses. Compensation offered.

SALT:  The Sage lab is looking for healthy heterosexual men, 18-40, for a study of sexual responses. Compensation offered.

If you are interested in participating in one of these in-lab studies and think you might be eligible, please contact the Sexuality and Gender Laboratory by email (sagelab@queensu.ca) for more information. Please include the name of the study of interest in the subject line of your e-mail. All queries are strictly confidential.

Sexuality and Gender Laboratory
Department of Psychology, Queen’s University
111 Humphrey Hall, 62 Arch Street
Phone: (613) 533-6000 ext. 79495
E-mail: sagelab@queensu.ca