Research Study on Driving

McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Posting Date:
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

For more information, please contact Hannah Song at

Researchers in the Department of Psychology Neuroscience and Behaviour are studying driving and navigation. The study takes place in the driving motion simulator laboratory on McMaster University.


Participants should be...

- in good general health, with normal (or corrected to normal) vision and hearing.

- able to sit down and stand up from the floor without assistance 

- have a G2/G driving license or equivalent license from outside Ontario

- able to understand and speak English fluently

- between the ages of 35 and 65 years old. 

You should NOT participate in this study if any of the following apply...
- you are prone to motion sickness 

- you feel claustrophobic or anxious in enclosed spaces 

- you have neck or back problems that can be exacerbated by the sudden movements of a car, for example, driving on a dirt road

- you have a pacemaker

- you are taking any medication that makes you drowsy or affects your alertness 

- you have a history of epilepsy

Participants will receive $10/hour and complimentary parking.