We are looking for 18-60 year old men or women that have either:
• No personal history of major mental illness, and no family history of major mental illness
• OR a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder
What is involved?
This research study involves safe procedures that include:
Speaking with a member of the research staff to gather background information
Simple paper/pencil and computer tasks to study memory, attention, and thought processes
A small sample of blood or saliva will be collected, and a skin biopsy may be collected to study genetics. A urine drug test is also required to participate in the study.
An MRI and an EEG (both non-radioactive, non-invasive) will be used to capture information about the structure and function of the brain during rest and task performance. An eye tracker will also be used to study eye movements.
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