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Command-C (IRB2022-429)

Who: individuals whose first (or only) language is English.

What: You will be asked to listen to sentences and look at pictures while we record where you look on the screen.

Compensation: You will receive either course credit or $15 in Cougar Cash for your time (or an Amazon gift card if you don’t have a BYU ID).

For more information, contact the PI Jeffrey Green at [jjgreen@byu.edu].

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Mr. Rogers (IRB2022-364)

Who: Monolingual English speakers or English speakers who recently learned Spanish or Russian in an immersion setting.

What: You will be asked to complete a language background questionnaire, a proficiency exam (unless you only speak English), and then to read/listen to English words while we monitor your brainwaves.

Compensation: You will receive either course credit or up to $42 in Cougar Cash for your time, as well a certificate of proficiency based on your exam.

For more information, contact the PI Jeffrey Green at jjgreen@byu.edu.
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Ctrl+2 (IRB 2022-429)

Who: Anyone over the age of 18.
What: You will be asked to complete a language background questionnaire and an online experiment reading sentences and answering questions about them. This study should take about an hour.
Compensation: Course credit (if your course allows this) 
For more information, contact the PI Jeffrey Green at jjgreen@byu.edu.

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Peanut (IRB2021-282)

Who: Native speakers of Spanish or Mandarin who learned English as a second language.

What: During the study, you will listen to some sentences and look at pictures on a screen while we monitor your eye movements. Contact lenses are preferred to glasses, if needed. The study will last 50-60 minutes.

Compensation: You will receive course credit or $15 in Cougar Cash for your time. Participants without a BYU ID will receive an Amazon gift card.

For more information, contact Jeffrey Green at jjgreen@byu.edu.

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English Intonation (IRB E2020-159)

Who: Native speakers of American English

What: You will listen to some recordings of people talking, including some that have been modified so that they’re difficult to understand, and make judgments about the speakers, like where they’re from or if you think they sound friendly. It should last 15–20 minutes. Headphones are recommended.

Compensation: Course credit where applicable.

For more information, contact Wendy Baker-Smemoe (wendy_baker@byu.edu) or Joey Stanley (joey_stanley@byu.edu).

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Second-Language Acquisition and Memory (IRB2022-442)

Who: Right-handed native English speakers with NO knowledge of Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, or any other romance language.

What: As a participant, you will be asked to learn vocabulary in a foreign language while we monitor your brain activity. The experiment will take place in two sessions, the first lasting around 2 hours.

Compensation: $12 an hour in the form of an Amazon gift card.


For more information, contact PI Dan Dewey at ddewey@byu.edu or Siena Christensen at christensen.siena@gmail.com.
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Contribute to the LANA-CASE Corpus (EXTERNAL)

Share your voice! Just record yourself talking with a group of 2 or 3 people. Earn a $25 Amazon e-gift card for every two hours of conversation recordings you submit.

You are invited to participate if:
- You are at least 18 years old
- You speak English as one of your primary languages
- You have lived in the United States since before elementary school

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Want to Recruit Participants for Your Own Study?

Please contact lingoffice@byu.edu with your recruitment blurb, and we will post it. Projects must be IRB approved before being listed here.