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Studies for Adolescents

The Atlas Project seeks adolescents with ADHD

The ATLAS Project was designed for adolescents with ADHD. The goal of the study is to find the best way to support youth with ADHD as they navigate some of the common challenges of adolescence and also to prevent problems with alcohol and other drugs. Learn more about the ATLAS Project

Seeking children ages 10-13 for a study on sleep, emotion and memory

REMEDY Research Group and the Memory and Development Lab are currently looking for 10- to 13-year-olds to enroll in a study on the relationship between sleep, emotion, and memory. Participants can earn up to $200; some children will be randomly selected to stay overnight at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and may earn an additional $100. Learn more about the EMU Study.

Seeking English-speaking high school students for a paid research project

If you are a teen who doesn't vape or use e-cigarettes, or if you are a teen who has, you may be eligible to participate in a project looking at long-term effects of e-cigarettes and vaping. The project involves coming to FIU's main campus with your parent/legal guardian to answer survey questions, and for some, have your brain scanned in an MRI machine. To see if you are eligible or want more information, you may contact the ACE Project at 786-708-1606 or email us at

Individual Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 

Evidence-based treatment program where youth (ages 3-17) learn healthy ways of coping with their feelings, while caregivers learn stress management, parenting and behavior management skills, and communication skills. As a result, caregivers are better able to manage their own emotional distress and support their child more effectively.