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Developmental Psychology :: 20. 05. 2016 ::
:: Motor and language development in infants with family history of Autism Spectrum Disorders
  Klaus Libertus
University of Pittsburgh
  Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Kids’ Thinking Lab (KiTLab) are conducting a new study on how babies’ motor skills develop. In particular, we are currently looking for families who have one child with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and who also have a recently born younger sibling (less than 4 months of age). This study is conducted online and there are no regional restrictions for participants.
Study will be conducted via video chat (e.g., Skype). Interested families should contact us (see link).
Applied Psychology :: 22. 01. 2016 ::
:: Win 1 of 3 prizes of EUR 120 in a lottery! Participate in a Web-based study for academic purposes
  Baiba Renerte, Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Konstanz
  The study consists of five parts and will take about 10 minutes. You will be asked to provide your thoughts and opinions and make financial decisions. One of your financial decisions will be played out and also paid to you together with the lottery prize. The lottery will be played out after the end of this study (in the spring of 2016). All information provided by you will be treated as confidential and will only be used for scientific purposes.
Methodology :: 22. 12. 2014 ::
:: Santaser
  Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Konstanz, Psychological Methods & Assessment
  Rate your own Psychology! Take part in a new study by the iScience group at the University of Konstanz.
Other :: 23. 11. 2014 ::
:: Discourse marker in product reviews
  Cathy Lyu
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  This experiment aims to investigate the effect of the use of discourse markers in product reviews on consumer psychology.
Other :: 07. 04. 2014 ::
:: Creativity Experiment: the Comic Strip Game
  François Pachet, Pierre Roy, Fiammetta Ghedini
Sony Computer Science Laboratory, Paris
  The Comic Strip Game is a collaborative game. The aim is to produce the best story for a given comic strip. You will be able to use proposals given by other players. Eventually, you'll choose your favorite story.
Registration required.
Clinical Psychology :: 02. 10. 2012 ::
:: Investigating levels of shame and self-compassion in adults of different weights.
  Allison Ritchie
University of Essex, UK
  The online questionnaires will ask you about your thoughts and feelings about yourself, your eating, and how you treat yourself when faced with adversity. You will be asked to provide some personal information, like height, weight, age, race, education, and sex. As this is an anonymous survey you will not be asked to provide details like name, surname, or physical address. Answering the questionnaires will take up some of your time, about 15 minutes to complete.
I am looking for 297 adult participants to complete this survey.
Clinical Psychology :: 05. 08. 2012 ::
:: Sexual Functioning in Heterosexuals, Gays and Lesbians
  Manuela Peixoto & Pedro Nobre
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
  The main goal of the present study is to contribute to a better understanding of sexual dysfunction in heterosexual, gay and lesbian humans. Participants will be asked to complete an online questionnaire assessing sexual behaviors, sexual difficulties, relationship satisfaction, as well as cognitive and emotional factors associated to sexuality. Besides the aim to expand the scope of scientific knowledge, this study aspires to contribute to a better training of health professionals.
Heterosexual men and women, Gay, Men who have sex with men (last 6 months), Lesbian, and Women who have sex with women (last 6 months)
Cognitve Psychology :: 04. 06. 2012 ::
:: Which medication would you choose?
  Denise Frauendorfer (1), Ulf-Dietrich Reips (2)
(1) Universitiy of Neuchatel, Switzerland, (2) Universidad de Deusto, Spain
  In this study you will be in a certain position and you will have to decide which medication should be released on the market.
The experiment can also be conducted in German / Man kann auch auf Deutsch teilnehmen
Social Psychology :: 09. 05. 2012 ::
:: Daily Decisions Study
  Johanna Peetz, Lara Kammrath
Carleton University, Wake Forest Universityonline pa
  Purpose. The purpose of this study is to investigate how people make decisions throughout their day when they are torn between two options about what to do or not do. Some of these decisions may be personal, and some may involve one’s significant other. Task requirements. There are several parts to this study. First, you will officially enroll (you will be asked to provide your name and contact information). Then, you will be directed to an online intake survey (approx. 60 minutes), during which you will be asked to fill out questionnaires about your attitudes and personality and undergo training in recognizing and classifying different types of decisions. Next, we will ask you to complete a mobile phase for seven days. You will get 8 texts per day that include a URL to a daily experience report to complete from your smart phone or computer. These reports only take 2-5 minutes. Finally, we will invite you to complete a 30 minute exit survey after the weekly diary is complete. During the exit survey you will again be asked to fill out questionnaires about your attitudes and personality.
Cognitve Psychology :: 30. 03. 2012 ::
:: Mood & Cognition
  Esther Afolalu
University of Glasgow
  The study is investigating the influence of mood on cognition. To be eligible to take part in this study, you should be a native English speaker and aged between 18 and 30. The study should take around 20 minutes to complete. The study has been reviewed and approved by the College of Social Sciences Ethics Committee of the University of Glasgow.
Social Psychology :: 14. 02. 2011 ::
:: Friendships and the Internet
  Tamsin Marriott and Tom Buchanan
University of Westminster
  Do you have internet friends? Nowadays people often have friends who they’ve met online, and communicate with online, but may never have met in person. This study aims to find out how well your online friends know you, compared with your offline friends. You’ll be asked to complete a short personality test, on which you’ll receive some instant feedback, and then invite both an online and an offline friend to answer some questions about you.
Social Psychology :: 20. 01. 2011 ::
:: Your Romantic Relationship
  Gwendolyn Seidman
Albright College, Reading, USA
  Please take part in a study about your romantic relationship. You MUST BE CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP in order to participate. This study will take 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
You must be involved in a romantic relationship in order participate (10-15 mins). You also need to know your social security number.
Social Psychology :: 02. 12. 2010 ::
:: Mediators of between- and within-sex differences in romantic jealousy
  Nicky Fussell and Angela Rowe
University of Bristol
  This questionnaire takes around 30-40 minutes to complete and asks questions in relation to your emotions and beliefs towards romantic relationships together with personality traits and sexual attitudes. The study has been approved by the University of Bristol Faculty of Science Human Research Ethics Committee, Approval Code no. 211010471, fax no. +44 117 928 8588.
Internet Science :: 08. 11. 2010 ::
:: Your impression of brief statements
  iScience group
Universidad de Deusto
  Participation only takes 10 minutes!
Personality Psychology :: 29. 10. 2010 ::
:: Help Science, Describe Your Personality
  iScience group
Universidad de Deusto
  Help scientists in the development of a new personality test!
very cool
Internet Science :: 07. 07. 2010 ::
:: Internet Personality
  Stefan Stieger, Christoph Burger, Manuel Bohn
University of Vienna
  This short online study (5 minutes) is about your Internet personality. You are asked about privacy issues, personality and your Internet use with very brief scales.
Social Psychology :: 13. 05. 2010 ::
:: Attitudes towards Rape Allegations
  Hayley McCaskill, Heather Flowe
University of Leicester
  This study looks at attitudes towards rape and an allegation of rape made by an alleged victim.
To be eligible for this study you must be: Between the ages of 18 and 70. Registered on your local government’s electoral register. Have lived in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands for the last 5 years since you were 13 years old.
Methodology :: 13. 02. 2006 ::
:: Life experiences and season of birth
  A. Joinson, U.-D. Reips, T. Buchanan, C. Paine
Open University (1, 4), University of Zurich (2), University of Westminster (3)
  A fun study
Social Psychology :: 14. 10. 2009 ::
:: Behavior and social preferences (10 min, males only)
  Dina Dosmukhambetova, Antony Manstead
Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  In this study you will be asked to read several short scenarios and indicate how you would behave in the described situations.
Males only
Social Psychology :: 07. 07. 2009 ::
:: Validation of the CES
  Dara G Friedman-Wheeler
Goucher Collegee>
  This study is designed to validate a new coping measure. Participants will complete several questionnaires on coping, mood, and personality. The study works best in Internet Explorer and takes about 20 minutes to complete. At the end, you will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to
Participants will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a gift certificate to (worth $25).
Social Psychology :: 28. 06. 2009 ::
:: Judgments of privacy threatening events
  Asimina Vasalou, Etienne Roesch, Adam Joinson
University of Bath
  Privacy has become one of the most controversial societal issues of the information age. Governments assemble databases, which are often aggregated and shared across constituencies; workplace surveillance is becoming an established practice; and social network sites are thriving on users willingness to disclose and consume information. We want to understand how everyday situations that may pose privacy concerns are appraised. This survey takes at most 20 minutes to complete and your responses are anonymous.
Social Psychology :: 19. 06. 2009 ::
:: Attractiveness of Emotional Behaviour
  Dina Dosmukhambetova, Antony Manstead
Cardiff University
  In this study we are interested in whether individuals' emotional behaviour affects their attractiveness.
Participants will be given an opportunity to enter a lottery to win an Amazon Voucher of a £10, £20 or £40 value.
Personality Psychology :: 13. 05. 2009 ::
:: Decision styles
  Cornelia Betsch, Paola Iannello
University of Erfurt, Germany
  This study is about decision styles - how do you usually make decisions? It will take you about 20 minutes and include self-report questions and a sequence of decision tasks. Among those who finish the survey we will raffle two AMAZON online gift certificates of 50 $ each by mid June. Deadline for survey submission is end of May.
Cognitve Psychology :: 27. 04. 2009 ::
:: Which medication would you support? Win up to $100!
  Denise Frauendorfer, Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Zurich
  In favour of my master's thesis in the Department of Psychology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, I created a Web experiment which focuses on health care policy. I would be very grateful, if you could please participate. It takes 10 min or less. With your complete participation you will be included in a raffle of three prizes to win: $100, $50 or $30 (or the equivalent in local currency). The prize level will depend on the draw ranking and is not influenced by your performance.
Clinical Psychology :: 15. 02. 2009 ::
:: Cannabis, Family History of Mental Health and Personality
  Joanne Parkins Antonio Castro
Nottingham Trent University
  Are you interested in taking part in an exciting psychological study? A team of researchers based at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom need your help! We are looking for participants to complete a quick online survey about cannabis use, family history of mental health and personality. We need specifically: Long term cannabis users, Ex cannabis users, & People who have never used cannabis. If you think you fit into any of these categories please follow the link to the questionnaire.
Cognitve Psychology :: 22. 12. 2008 ::
:: Poker Experiment!
  Denise Frauendorfer, Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Zurich
  As part of my master's thesis in the Department of Psychology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, I created a Web experiment about the game of poker. Even if you never played poker before, your contribution to this study is very important! For the purpose of this research we welcome a broad range of poker skills. I would be very grateful, if you could please participate. It takes 10 min or less. With your complete participation you will be included in a raffle of three prizes to win: $100, $50 or $30 (or the equivalent in local currency). The prize level will depend on the draw ranking and is not influenced by your performance. Please click on the link above to participate in the Web experiment. Thank you very much for your contribution!
Social Psychology :: 10. 12. 2008 ::
:: Shampoos
  Jeannette Oostlander, Ulf-Dietrich Reips, Klaus Jonas
University of Zurich
  This experiment is about information processing in every day life concerning shampoos
Cognitve Psychology :: 19. 11. 2008 ::
:: Urgency Priming in the Wason Selection Task
  Christopher Peck
The University of East London
  This study examines people's capacity for intuitive and logical reasoning. It involves completing four logical reasoning tasks and should take no more than ten minutes.
Social Psychology :: 27. 10. 2008 ::
:: Friendship Study
  Vera Sacharin and Richard Gonzalez
University of Michigan
  We study cultural differences in friendship. Currently, we are focusing on Germany and the US, but participants from all backgrounds are welcome to respond to the survey.
Cognitve Psychology :: 30. 09. 2008 ::
:: Presidential election in the US in 2008
  Hartmut Blank, Steffen Nestler
University of Portsmouth, University of Leipzigonlin
  In our internet experiment, we would like to ask several questions about the candidates and about general perceptions of the election. In particular, we are interested in participants thoughts about factors affecting the candidates chances of winning the elections, their attitudes toward the candidates, and their predictions of various aspects of the election outcome.
German version (Deutsche Version):
Applied Psychology :: 16. 09. 2008 ::
:: How player strategies impact learning.
  Franziska Spring
Educational Engineering Lab, University of Zurichonl
  In this experiment you play a strategy and simulation game called "Hortus". The game is of the same genre (but more simplified) as Sim City or Civilization. The entire experiment consists of playing the game (approx. 60-90min) and doing some tests (approx. 30min). These parts can be done separately. The experiment is for adults only (age 19 - 45). By taking part in this experiment, you play an active part in improving new learning experiences!
For adults age 19 - 45 only
Cognitve Psychology :: 03. 09. 2008 ::
:: Explanation for contradiction
  Qun Yang; Adam Darlow
Brown University
  This is part of our explanation for contradiction research. We are interested in the general question of how do people generate explanation for contradition. In this survey, we need you to list different explanations for each contradictory statement.
Personality Psychology :: 25. 07. 2008 ::
:: Relationships, Sexuality and Personality
  Sascha Schwarz
Dept. of Social Psychology, University of Wuppertal
  This web-based study is designed to understand more deeply which persons prefer what type of relationships, ranging from brief sexual encounters to ever-lasting committed long-term relationships. This international study is being conducted by Sascha Schwarz from the University of Wuppertal (Germany), and it has been approved by the local Ethics Commitee. After completion, each participant receives immediately a graphical feedback about his or her personality structure, assessed with a "Big Five" inventory of personality.
Social Psychology :: 22. 07. 2008 ::
:: Forming impressions on social network sites
  Adam Joinson
University of Bath
  Study on forming impressions of others based on their Facebook profile
Social Psychology :: 19. 07. 2008 ::
:: Salary and Co-Worker Characteristics
  Jamie Walkup
Rutgers University
  The very brief study looks at how people decide what job to take, and how they take into account aspects such as salary, co-worker characteristics, and so forth.
Clinical Psychology :: 02. 07. 2008 ::
:: Self-Injury and Eating Pathology
  Emma Black
Deakin University
  We are seeking females aged over 18 years to fill out an online questionnaire that will take about half an hour of your time to complete. This questionnaire explores how some personality traits may or may not be linked to self-harm or disordered eating. All responses are confidential, and can be anonymous. This research project has Deakin University Human Research Ethics Committee approval (Project number EC-247-2007).
Internet Science :: 24. 06. 2008 ::
:: Mobile Internet Adoption
  Morgan Anning
University of Bath, School of Managementonline payda
  Postgraduate research looking at the adoption of Mobile Phone Internet, M-Internet. You do not have to have used m-internet before to participate.
Postgraduate dissertation research
Other :: 23. 06. 2008 ::
:: Perception of concussion in sport
  Mareen Weber & Martin Edwards
University of Birmingham, United Kingdomonline payda
  We are interested in the perception of sports-related concussion. You will be asked questions about your recent sport injuries, including concussion, and how you feel right now. Also, the survey contains a list of statements on sports-related concussion that you will be asked to rate as true, probably true, probably false or false.
Takes on average 20 minutes.
Social Psychology :: 16. 06. 2008 ::
:: Shampoo
  Jeannette Oostlander, Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Zurich
  This Web experiment is about information processing in everyday life. The experiment will take about 5 minutes.
Clinical Psychology :: 18. 04. 2008 ::
:: Therapist Contributions to the Therapeutic Alliance: From the Client's Perspective
  Carlton T. Duff
University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canadaonli
  For this study, we are interested in your experience of counselling or psychotherapy and your impressions of your counsellor or psychotherapist.
Participants have the chance to win one of four $100 CDN cash prizes!
Internet Science :: 14. 04. 2008 ::
:: Numbers
  Ulf-Dietrich Reips
University of Zürich
  A 2 minute study. Watch numbers, then give an estimate in a task.
really quick: 2 minutes only!
Clinical Psychology :: 26. 03. 2008 ::
:: Heterosexual Women's Sexual Well-Being
  Kerri Gibson and Sandra Byers
University of New Brunswick
  Study of Women's Sexual Well-Being As part of a comprehensive research program, researchers at the University of New Brunswick are interested in how women experience affect their sexual well-being. We are looking for women who are at least 18 to participate in an anonymous, online survey. Chance to win cash prizes.
Cognitve Psychology :: 20. 02. 2008 ::
:: Psychology of Remembering
  J. Stephan Jellinek