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Facial Recognition Study
Men and women 18-35 years old who have been experiencing a low mood are invited to participate in a study on the process of facial recognition. Eligible participants will complete four sessions involving computer tasks. Participants will receive $25 for each study session for a total $100. All participant information is completely confidential. Please click here to see if you are eligible. 

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