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STUDIES CONDUCTED WITHIN THE LAB


Hormones Study 

Women taking Oral Contraceptives Needed for Study on Sexual Health!

The Sexual Psychophysiology Lab at the University of Texas at Austin is recruiting women who are currently taking oral contraceptive pills to participate in a study on women’s sexual health. Study participation includes coming into the lab and viewing two short erotic film clips while physical arousal is measured. All data collected is completely confidential.

Women who are over the age of 18, pre-menopausal, who are taking oral hormonal contraceptive pills and are currently sexually active may be eligible to participate.

If you are interested in the study, please contact the Sexual Psychophysiology Lab for more information at (512) 232-4805, and mestonlab@utexas.edu. The study takes 1.5 hours to complete and study participants will be compensated for their time.

The Arb Study

Participants Needed for Study on Sexuality and Decision Making

The Sexual Psychophysiology Lab at the University of Texas at Austin is recruiting men and women to participate in a study examining the relationship between sexuality and decision making. Individuals that are at least 18 years old and fluent in English may be eligible to participate. Participants will be asked to watch a short film and complete questionnaires that ask very personal questions about sexuality. The questionnaires will include questions pertaining to sexual activities, sexual desires, sexual behavior, and sexual feelings and responses. Study participation takes place at UT Austin and takes approximately 1 hour. Participants will be compensated $10 at the conclusion of the study session. All data collected is completely confidential.

If you are interested in participating, please contact the Sexual Psychophysiology Lab for more information about the ARB Study and to be screened for eligibility at (512) 232-4805, or mestonlab@utexas.edu.

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STUDIES CONDUCTED ONLINE


Women Needed for Treatment Study for Sexual Distress

We are recruiting women from across the U.S. who have had unwanted, nonconsensual, or abusive sexual experiences in their childhood or adolescence to participate in a study assessing a novel treatment aimed at reducing sexual distress. Study participation is done entirely online (aside from a phone screen for eligibility) and involves completing questionnaires three times and engaging in expressive writing sessions five times over the course of three weeks. Participants will be compensated $40 in Visa e-gift cards across the sessions. All data collected is completely confidential.

Women (cis- and trans- inclusive) who are over the age of 18 and able to read and write in English may be eligible to participate. If you are interested in the study, please contact the Sexual Psychophysiology Lab for more information about the SEADS Study at (512) 232-4805, or mestonlab@utexas.edu.

Participants Needed for Study on Sex and Eating Behaviors

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are recruiting both men and women to participate in a study on sexual experiences and eating behaviors (SEB Study). Study participation includes completing an online survey that will ask participants to answer questions about their sexual experiences, body satisfaction and eating behaviors. All data collected is completely confidential and anonymous.

Participants over the age of 18 and who can effectively read and write in the English language are eligible to participate. Participation takes 20-30 minutes and participants can opt to be entered into a drawing for a $50 pre-paid Visa gift card.

If you are interested in the study, you can learn more and participate by visiting the following link:

https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8IZnrZa0dJeILR3

Perceptions of Sexual Experiences

The Sexual Psychophysiology Lab at the University of Texas at Austin is recruiting women (both cis- and trans- women) to participate in a study on perceptions of sexual experiences. Study participation includes completing an on-line survey that will ask participants to answer questions on consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences. All data collected is completely confidential and anonymous.

Women over the age of 18 and who can effectively read and write in the English language are eligible to participate. Participation takes 45-60 minutes and participants can opt to be entered into a drawing for a $50 pre-paid Visa gift card.

If you are interested in the study, you can learn more and participate by visiting the following link:

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