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Adolescent brain development study

21 March 2018

We are conducting a study into psychological well-being, cognition, brain function and alcohol/drug use during adolescence. We are looking for teenagers aged 16-17. Overall, you can get paid £420 + travel reimbursed.

This study involves attending 7 sessions over a 12 month period, which will be 2 MRI sessions at Hammersmith Hospital and 5 sessions at UCL.

Please note that other eligibility criteria will apply, which will be assessed in an online survey and over the phone.


  • Healthy Volunteer
  • No Psychiatric Disorder
  • Aged 16-17
  • Able to go in an MRI scanner
  • Free time in normal working hours
  • Have tried tobacco / be a cigarette smoker / be an alcohol consumer / have tried cannabis a few times

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Ethical approval

The study has been approved by the University College London ethics committee.

About the researcher

We are researchers at the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, UCL.

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