Brain Imaging and Stimulation Study (NIAAA)

We are interested in understanding how alcohol use affects the brain. We will be using fMRI, EEG, and non-invasive neurostimulation to look at how different patterns of drinking are reflected in brain activity.


SINC Study (Fall 2023): Train emerging adults skills in navigating college life and measure sensitivity to reward conditioning.

OAF Study 2 (2023): Online study of behavioral flexibility, adolescent alcohol history, and sleep behaviors

RAF Study (2018-2022): Frontolimbic circuitry (using fMRI), behavioral flexibility, and adolescent alcohol history

TAF Study (2018-2022): Frontolimbic circuitry (using EEG), behavioral flexibility, and adolescent alcohol history

OAF Study 1 (2020): Online study of behavioral flexibility and young adults’ alcohol and trauma history cross-culturally

Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of COMT, a Key Moderator of
Cognitive Decline (NINR)

Effects of adolescent alcohol exposure on functional brain connectivity (NIAAA – Elton)

Please reach out if you have questions about any of the above studies.

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Here at the CAB Lab, we have ongoing studies that are actively recruiting participants. If you are interested in participating, please call or email us with the following information:

Name  /  Study Name  /  Phone Number  /  Best time to be contacted