Kernel is now accepting participants in Los Angeles. New locations in other cities are opening soon, based on interest and demand. Download our app or sign up for our participant newsletter to learn more about how to get involved.
Want to learn about your brain activity? Kernel is Recruiting Healthy Participants for a Paid Study about Neurofeedback.
AppliedVR and Pain Study
If you have had chronic lower back pain for at least the last 12 months, you may be eligible to enroll in a study evaluating brain activity that will compare two different virtual reality programs.
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Brain Activity Alcohol Study
Kernel is recruiting Healthy Participants for a study about alcohol and brain activity. What happens to the brain after a couple drinks?
If you have tried ketamine or a psychedelic substance in the past such as, psilocybin (mushrooms), you may be eligible to enroll in a study investigating the effects of lowdose ketamine on the brain.
Brain Age Study
How does the brain change with age? Kernel is researching aging in the brain. See if you qualify to participate and you could receive $75 for a one-time visit.
This 13-week study includes a 1-2 hour weekly in-person visit where you will wear a Flow headset and complete attention tasks. At home you will be asked to complete multiple short questionnaires. Participants will be paid up to $700 for completing all study visits.
The goal of the Kernel Emotion Study is to make the connection between music, media, and the emotions they elicit from the listener.
The study uses Kernel Flow, a portable headset equipped with high-tech sensors to record brain activity while playing a video game. One visit will take about one hour. Participation is unpaid but you will receive images of your brain activity while playing the video game.