Peer Experiences in Puberty

We are seeking 12- to 14-year-old girls and their biological mothers to participate in a study investigating how mood sensitivity to hormonal changes across the menstrual cycle impact girls’ emotional development. 

For more information, please visit our website at or contact us.

What to Expect

  • Study consists of 2 months of daily surveys for daughter as well as a weekly saliva sample all completed at home
  • One in person EEG visit (3.5 hours, may be partially completed via Zoom)
  • The in-person visit consists of games, a safe non-invasive EEG for your child, interviews, and questionnaires
  • Study procedures are provided at no cost to you


Families who participate can earn up to $195 for their time.

Please fill out our contact form at or contact Caroline at 314-273-7493, with any questions.