Research Participation 2017-10-09T17:49:17+00:00

ISN Active Research Projects – Research Participants Required!

Project: Empathy across Cultural Groups

We are currently seeking participants for a research study aiming to investigate expression of empathy across cultural groups using Facial Expression Analysis Software.

The study will take place in our Virtual Reality lab located at ISN Psychology, Level 6,10 Martin Street Heidelberg VIC 3084

To participate you must:

  • Reside in Melbourne Victoria,
  • identify as either third generation Anglo-Celtic Australian OR first/second generation Lebanese Australian and
  • have no past or current diagnosed mental health conditions.

Participation is voluntary.

Participants can choose to partake in a draw at the conclusion of the study to win one of three Coles/Myer gift vouchers. Those participants who elect to partake in the draw will be notified via email of the outcome.

For more information and to Participate in the research study please email: empathy.study@isn.edu.au

Project: Empathy across Age Groups

We are currently seeking participants for a research study aiming to investigate expression of empathy across age groups using Facial Expression Analysis Software.

The study will take place in our Virtual Reality lab located at ISN Psychology, Level 6,10 Martin Street Heidelberg VIC 3084

To participate you must:

  • Reside in Melbourne Victoria,
  • be between 18 to 65 years of age
  • have no past or current diagnosed mental health conditions.

Participation is voluntary.

Participants can choose to partake in a draw at the conclusion of the study to win one of three Coles/Myer gift vouchers. Those participants who elect to partake in the draw will be notified via email of the outcome.

For more information and to Participate in the research study please email: empathy.study@isn.edu.au

Project: Does an 8-Week 5:2 intermittent diet affect mood?

ISN Psychology is conducting a 10-week study to determine if an intermittent calorie restricted eating pattern can affect the way you feel and think. This study involves eating normally for 5 days a week and reducing meal sizes by 1/3 for the remaining 2 days of each week.

Participants must be willing to track their calories and come to ISN Psychology in Heidelberg (Level 6, 10 Martin Street) for up to one hour a week.

Participants will need to bear the cost of travel, however, will be reimbursed for their time with a Coles/Myer gift card.

Participants will need to bear the cost of travel, however, will be reimbursed for their time.

To participate you must be:

  • Female
  • Between 21 – 45 years old
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 25 – 34.9

To Participate or for more information please contact: diet.study@isn.edu.au