Everyday Stress Response Targets in the Science of Behavior Change
Our research team is seeking participants for a research study to better understand how people experience stress in everyday life and how that stress impacts physical activity and sleep. We are recruiting adults (aged 35-65) from both the State College area and the Harrisburg/Hershey area who are healthy and free of physical limitations, and able and willing to use a smartphone to complete surveys throughout the day.
Participation involves: - 1-week study with two in-person visits (1.5 to 2 hours each) - Wearing two devices to collect physical activity and sleep data - Answering 8 brief surveys on a smartphone throughout the day Study participants can receive up to $100 compensation for their time. Participants completing this study may be invited to join a follow-up study and earn up to an additional $315. If you are interested in learning more about this study or would like to find out if you are eligible, please contact our study team.
In good general health and free of physical limitations
Willing and able to use a smartphone to answer 8 brief surveys throughout the day
Willing and able to travel to the Penn State (University Park or Harrisburg) Campus for at least 2 in-person visits
Not local to State College, Harrisburg, or the surrounding communities
Employment requiring work between the hours of 10pm and 6am or overnight "on-call" hours