How we measure cognitive flexibility for eating disorder research.

About this study

You are invited to take part in a research study about cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility is the ability to dynamically adjust your thinking in response to changing demands. The aim of this study is to assess how we measure cognitive flexibility for Eating Disorder research. We want to better understand how different measures of cognitive-behavioural flexibility relate to each other.

Research TeamKelly Dann, Professor Phillipa Hay, Professor Stephen Touyz
InstitutionThe University of Sydney
Ethics Approval Number2021/020
Funding SourceNone
Project Start DateApril 1, 2021
Project End DateSeptember 1, 2021
ParticipantsYou are eligible to participate if you are 18 years old or older, and have received a formal diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa from a medical professional at some time in your life. This means you may have a current diagnosis, or a past diagnosis. We welcome adult participants of all ages and stages of recovery.
What is InvolvedThe study will involve four short cognitive tasks and four short questionnaires which include demographic questions, and questions about your mood and eating patterns.
You can participate on-campus at The University of Sydney, or you can participate from home. If you would like to participate from home, we will provide on-phone support during the study. It is estimated that the study will take you no more than 60 minutes.
To book a time to participate please click on the link provided and enter your contact details.
LocationIn-person at The University of Sydney or at home with phone support
Contact Details

Kelly Dann: kelly.dann@sydney.edu.au

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