COVID-19 Isolation Study


​​​​Examining Emotional and Behavioral Responses to Social Distancing

Weeks of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented, large-scale event with unknown health impacts. This study will help researchers understand the effects of isolation and distancing on anxiety, and stress in children ages 7–17.

Who can participate?

  • Healthy kids, ages 7 to 17 years.

What does the study involve?

  • This study can be completed from home.
  • Youth will be asked questions about how their experiences with social distancing along with some questions about their anxiety/depression levels, and peer/social functioning.
  • They will also complete some computer tasks to assess executive function, attention, and emotional processing. 

Is there compensation for this study?

  • Parents and kids will each get $5​ gift cards for completing the study questions
  • Additionally, kids will get $15 per task, for a possible total of $45 for completing the 3 tasks in this study.
  • Kids will also be compensated $15 for providing a hair sample that will be used to measure biomarkers of stress, such as cortisol.

To sign up, please fill out the form below, or call (531) 355–1249.