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Reading keeps your brain young

Help us find out why reading may help prevent age-related cognitive decline.
In this study, you will read a variety of sentences on a computer while your eye movements are recorded on a remote camera. You will also complete some tests of memory, spelling, and reading ability.

The study will take approximately 2.5 - 3 hours and you will be compensated for your travel costs. 

Participation is completely voluntary and you may withdraw from the study at any time.

Ethics approval number 2018/605.


You may be eligible to participate in this study if you enjoy reading and:

  • you are aged 60 or older
  • English is your first language for reading and writing.

How to participate

To assist with this important and exciting area of research, register here

If you have any further questions or comments about the study, please contact the study facilitator on (02) 9036 9325 or via email. We will get back to you as soon as possible.