Sleep Deprivation Study 


The recruitment is closed.

We are seeking healthy adults with regular sleeping routines to participate in a research study investigating how sleep deprivation impacts brain function. 

What the study will include

Participants will be asked to either:

  • Stay awake overnight at the Centre for Neurology Studies OR
  • Sleep as usual at home

Participation Schedule: 

  • 4 cognitive assessment time-points over 2 days, pre-and post-sleep or sleep-deprivation
  • Sleep Study Date: July 29-30

Assessments Include: 

Participant Compensation:

  • Sleep as usual group: Up to $200
  • Staying awake overnight group: Up to $500 and partial travel reimbursement


You may qualify as a study participant, if you are:

  • An adult between the ages of 19 and 45 years old
  • In good health with no history of clinically relevant neurological illness, acute disease or conditions, or injury in the last 5 years
  • A good, habitual sleeper of 6-10 hours per day
  • Not diagnosed with any sleep disorders


The study requires you to participate in-person at the Centre for Neurology Studies (located at City Centre 1, 13737 96th Avenue, Unit 204, Surrey, BC)


Phone number: 778-584-0064 
Email: [email protected]

Site Principal Investigator (Study Doctor):


Dr. Jan Venter, MBChB, MFamMed, CCFP 

Functional Medicine