The Aging and Sport Cognition Study 

Are you a former athlete or university/college graduate? 

The Owen Lab at the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University is looking for North American university and college alumni (since 1960) to participate in a short 45 minute online study assessing cognition changes due to aging and previous sport participation.

To read more information on the study and to participate, please follow this link:

or contact the study coordinator, Danielle Brewer-Deluce via email at

Seeking individuals diagnosed with OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER for fMRI Research Studies

We are currently seeking individuals who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to participate in research studies on attention, memory, and thinking.  Experiments involve simple computer tasks that require no previous experience and will take place in an fMRI machine.  You will have to answer some questions to ensure that you are eligible to participate in research studies prior to scheduling your appointment.  The experiment involves 2 testing sessions and each will last approximately 2.5 hours and compensation will be provided after each session for your participation.  If you are interested in being involved or require more information, please contact the MacDonald Lab at (519) 661-2111 ex. 80271 or e-mail and please leave your phone number.

Please check that you meet ALL of the following criteria:

between 18 and 80 years of age

NO history of neurological or major psychiatric disorder (other than OCD)

NOT taking Adderall, Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta)

NO history of abusing alcohol, prescription or street drugs

NOT clautrophobic


Seeking patients with Parkinson's Disease and healthy volunteers

Find out more information on Dr. Penny MacDonald's website - Here