Gender and the Brain

What does this study involve? 

  • Two 1 1/2 hour visits 

  • A single hour fMRI scan 

  • About 15 minutes of preparation and debriefing

  • Afternoon scans at exactly 2 weeks apart.

Eligibility Requirements

Recruitment for this study will begin soon

Criteria for Control Participants for Bigender Study: 

Inclusion Criteria: 
  • Male and Females who identify as cisgender between the ages of 30-40

Exclusion Criteria:  
  • History of mental disorder 
  • Family history of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
  • Left-handed
  • Contraindication for MRI


  • Participants will receive $10 an hour for an estimated 3 hours of participation.