Participants will first complete a series of questionnaires at the Brain & Mind Centre, and a pupillometry test (like a VR headset, testing exposure to light). Total time = 1 hour approximately You will be then given an actigraphy watch (like a fitbit) to wear for 10-14 days. Following confirmation of a normal sleep cycle from the actigraphy data, you will complete a 24 hour overnight sleep study within 2 weeks. You will arrive 12 hours before your regular bedtime to the Woolcock Institute Glebe, and have an IV cannula inserted, and skin temperature measurement buttons applied. Blood and saliva samples will be collected regularly throughout the 24 hours, and you will remain in a dimly lit room for the duration of your visit. You will not have access to electronic devices during this time (staff can operate a speaker with audiobooks, music, podcasts, etc.). You can bring paper materials for reading, writing, drawing, sketching, etc. Food and drinks will be provided. Following completion of the overnight sleep study, you will be given a $220 voucher for Coles.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:
If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please contact the Youth, Mental Health & Technology team for further information via:
Email - email@example.com
Text - 0422 588 787 (begin message with SLEEP)
Phone - 02 8036 5270