Participants Needed for Cycling and Memory Study
You’ve heard that people are bad at multitasking, but have you thought about how well you process and remember information while exercising? Or how a heavy cognitive load impacts your workout performance?
Researchers from the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences (CLS) are looking to explore these questions. The experiment will take 60-90 minutes to complete, with a total of 15 minutes of effortful cycling (three five-minute intervals with rest in between) and various memory tasks. Participants will be compensated for their time.
Please consider participating if you meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Age 18-40
- Currently perform at least 60 minutes of vigorous exercise per week
- Fluent in English with no hearing impairments
- Have experience cycling or spinning for exercise
- Willing to wear a chest-strap heart rate monitor
- Do not smoke, vape or use other forms of nicotine or recreational drugs
- Have never suffered a heart attack or stroke
- Do not have any cardiopulmonary disorders (e.g., high blood pressure)
- Free from injuries and health conditions that would impair your ability to safely participate in strenuous aerobic exercise
- Can refrain from alcohol for 12 hours prior to participating
- Can refrain from caffeine for three hours prior to participating
For more information about the study or participation, contact Samantha Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.