Inner Experience and Cognition


The purpose of this study is to understand the phenomenon of the wandering mind. During the study, we will ask you to complete a computer task online. During this task, you will be presented with some stimuli, to which you have to respond. Finally, we may ask you to report your ongoing experience, as well as attention and mood levels in your daily life. The University of Calgary Conjoint Faculties Research Ethics Board has approved this research study.


Currently recruiting participants: No

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 17 to 65

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

You are eligible to participate if you
1) are 17-65 years of age,
2) are free of neurological disorders (e.g. traumatic brain injury)
3) are free of current diagnosis of psychiatric disorders
4) have normal range vision,
5) are able to read, write and speak English.


Sorry, this study is not currently accepting new participants.
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Additional information

Contact information

Julia Kam Email: Location: Administration Building 539 Campus Place NW Department of Psychology University of Calgary

Principal investigator:

Julia Kam

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