van Anders lab

Recruiting Participants!

Ongoing Studies:
Get Involved!

1) Life Activities and the Body
We are looking for healthy women between the ages of 18 and 40 to participate in a study about how life activities (including sexual ones) affect the body. Eligibility: women who are healthy, have a regular male sexual/relationship partner, NOT using hormonal medications or contraceptives (e.g., NOT using the Pill or Depo-Provera), NOT pregnant or lactating. Compensation of $150 is provided, plus transportation costs.

Contact us to participate or to ask questions! Phone: 734-763-7121
or e-mail: sexresearch@umich.edu OR lifeandbody@umich.edu

University of Michigan Institutional Review Board Approval Number: HUM00025873.


2) Pleasure Focus Group
We are looking for LBQ and heterosexual women ages 41 and up to participate in a focus group study about sexual pleasure! This study involves participating in a small group discussion with other women about your experiences with and thoughts about sexual pleasure. Eligibility: women ages 41 and up, heterosexual and LBQ participants welcome! Participation takes about 2 hours, and participants will be compensated $25.

Contact us to participate or to ask questions! Phone: 734-763-7121
or e-mail: focusgroup@umich.edu

University of Michigan Institutional Review Board Approval Number: HUM00064035


3) Desire Research Study
We are looking for LGBTQ and heterosexual men and women ages 18 and older to participate in a study about desire. This study involves questionnaires about background, health, relationships, sexuality, and sexual desire and providing a quick and easy saliva sample. Eligibility: healthy men and women at least 18 years of age, NOT using hormonal contraceptives or medications (e.g., NOT using the Pill or Depo-Provera), NOT pregnant or lactating. Participation takes about 45 min to 1 hour and participants will be compensated $10.

Contact us to participate or to ask questions! Phone: 734-763-7121
or e-mail: desireresearch@umich.edu

University of Michigan Institutional Review Board Approval Number: HUM00070682.

4) Video Study
We are looking for women ages 18 or older to participate in a study about responses to sexual & social video stimuli in women. This study involves viewing a video, completing questionnaires and providing a quick and easy saliva sample. Eligibility: healthy women ages 18 or older, comfortable viewing erotic films, NOT using hormonal medications (e.g., the Pill). Heterosexual and LBQ participants welcome! Participation takes about 2.5 hours and participants will be compensated with $25.

Contact us to participate or to ask questions! Phone: 734-763-7121
or e-mail: videoTstudy@umich.edu

University of Michigan Institutional Review Board Approval Number: HUM00059140.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at salivaresearch@umich.edu

sari van anders, ph.d.
assistant professor,
departments of psychology & women's studies
program in neuroscience
smva@umich.edu
ph: 1-734-647-6981
fax: 1-734-763-7480
530 church street
ann arbor, michigan, 48109, usa
copyright, Sari M. van Anders, 2008, 2009.