The Bakkour Memory and Decision Lab is recruiting participants for a paid, in-person study about learning and decision making. You will be playing a computer game called “The Robot Game”, in which you will act as a gold prospector in space. Your task will be to learn which of your robots are the best at collecting gold, and try to earn as much gold as possible. Anyone aged 18-35 and fluent in English is welcome to participate!

Study details:

  • Time commitment: The study will take about 50-60 minutes
  • Compensation: $15 + a bonus payment based on how well you do on the task
  • Location: University of Chicago, Green Hall (5848 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)
  • Additional information: Your eye movements will be measured throughout the game with an eye tracker

Sign-up: To sign up for this study, please email or sign up on SONA ( to schedule times for “The Robot Game”. Feel free to also email us with any questions you have.