Endocannabinoids and Social Processing (ESP1)


We are investigating how our natural cannabinoid system, the part of our brain that responds to cannabis, influences social behaviors. By measuring these natural chemicals produced in our bodies, we can understand how different levels of our body's cannabinoids may determine how we socialize.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 18 to 60

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

You are eligible if you are:
1. between the ages of 18 and 60
2. English Speaking

Exclusion criteria:

You are not eligible if you:
1. Have been diagnosed with chronic pain
2. Have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder
3. Have been diagnosed with an endocrine disorder
4. Have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder
5. Have been diagnosed with a heart disease/condition
6. Regularly take anti-inflammatories or SSRIs


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Method of contact

Additional information

Contact information

gavin.petrie@ucalgary.ca; pactlab@ucalgary.ca

Principal investigator:

Leah Mayo

Clinical trial: