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About Us

SHINE, the social and health impact of network effects, is Columbia’s Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN) Lab’s study on the behavior of individuals in social groups. If you are part of an on-campus group we want to hear from you!


Online Surveys


fMRI Scan (Optional)


Earn up to $70 for completing 60 minute online surveys about your personality and health behaviors

Following the online survey, some participants will be invited to participate in an fMRI scan session.

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Contact Us

If you are interested in participating in our study please contact us



Phone: 212-854-1860

324 Schermerhorn Hall
1190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York City, NY 10027

SCAN Lab offices located on the 3rd floor of Schermerhorn Hall; closest entrance to campus are on Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues at 116th and 117 streets

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