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Help us test the web's effects on us - Saturday, 14 November 2009

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Dan Biddle Dan Biddle | 10:05 UK time, Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Fancy a chance to take part in an experiment to examine the effects the web is having upon our brains? Well, this is your chance to be the very first participants in a test that will be rolled out across the nation as part of the Digital Revolution series.

The BBC is backing a major new piece of scientific research to find out if the web is rewiring our brains. In collaboration with the CIBER Research Team at University College London, we're launching a test to see how people think when they're using the web. The test will be filmed and will appear in the final programme of Digital Revolution, featuring alongside web luminaries such as Bill Gates, Al Gore and Mark Zuckerberg (the founder of Facebook).

The experiment takes place 9am-11am at University College London, DMS Watson Science Library, WC1 6BT on Saturday 14 November 2009.

We are looking for participants from the following age groups: 17-18, 25-34, 45-54 or 65-74 years old. 

If you fit into one of the age ranges above, and live in, or can travel, to London, contact Cathy Edwards: tel 0208 008 3985 or email cathy.edwards@bbc.co.uk

Please give your name, age range, a contact phone number and if possible your email address. This is a great opportunity to take part in a historic piece of research, while enjoying a fun, exciting morning! We'll also be taking a group photo outside the Portico at University College London, which you'll be able to download or have emailed to you as a souvenir of the day.

We look forward to hearing from you.


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