Cognitive Psychology

Trust and Decision-Making

Simone Erchov - George Mason University, UK.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
Feb
10
2017

Have you ever wondered what causes people to trust in some situations and not others? Help us discover what factors determine someone will respond to a situation demanding trust! You will complete an online task and a series of short surveys.

Recollection in Semantic Memory

Benjamin Newman and Akira O'Connor - University of St Andrews, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Dec
20
2016

Want to challenge your knowledge or practice for the local pub quiz? This is a very difficult set of general knowledge questions that will be used to examine specific cognitive processes at work in semantic memory.

Storii: How Online Presentations can Help Us Remember Names

Stephen Darling and Fiona Kelly - Queen Margaret University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Nov
7
2016

We are interested in how people remember the names of people. We are presenting a number of different types of material with the aim being to see which is the best way to help people remember other peoples’ names.

Learning and Decision Making

Mariia Kaliuzhna - Macquarie University, Australia.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jul
21
2016

You are going to help test an apparatus (using your computer mouse) by discovering what it does and how. You will then be asked several questions about what you have learned.

The Faux-Pas Reasoning Test – A Personal Attribution Measure

Gray Atherton - University of Houston, USA.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
Jul
6
2016

This study is interested in understanding how people respond to stories about situations which may or may not be considered “awkward.” We hope to understand the social processing that goes into making decisions in everyday life where quick evaluations of the self and others influence how we form relationships

The Effects of Meditation on Cognition

Lasantha Jayasinghe - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Jul
6
2016

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of meditation style on thinking processes. The study involves: demographic questions, a short 20-item questionnaire, a 20 minute meditation audio followed by some short questions and finally 3 cognitive tasks of around 3-5 mintues each.

Cognitive Ageing

Michelle Ames - University of Leeds, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
May
20
2016

The purpose of this study is to better understand how attention and control shed light on the mechanisms of memory. Furthermore, we are interested in how these mechanisms change during healthy ageing. This study involves some health questions followed by 5 short cognitive tasks

Price and Willingness to Pay

Inge Kersbergen and Matt Field - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
16
2016

This study aims to test the effect of price information on willingness to pay for alcohol products. You will see different brands of alcohol and will be asked how much you’re willing to pay for them.

Conscious Awareness, Memory, and Metacognition

Rachael Dyer and Dr Helen Williams - Keele University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

This study is investigating the effect of completing a cognitive task and conscious awareness on metacognitive judgments. This is an interesting area of psychological research and participation would help further knowledge in this field.
Headphones or speakers needed as part of this study involves a short audio clip.

How Much Treasure Can You Get?

Jia Loy - University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
14
2016

This experiment is a short game where you collect treasure and do your best to outwit two other people who attempt to trick you on where the treasure is hidden.

The Reasoning Task

Tara Zaksaite - Plymouth University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jan
24
2016

This study is a problem solving puzzle. In it you will see a series of statements regarding the effects of different foods on stomach ache in a fictional patient. Based on this you will be asked to rate the individual cues for their probability of causing a stomach ache.

Effect of Attentional Bias Modification for Reducing Body Dissatisfaction

Angus Osborn - University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Dec
23
2015

Looking at whether training attention towards healthy weight bodies can increase body satisfaction in women.

Women only.

How Sharp are your Cognitive Skills ?

Kentaro Toyama and Vaishnav Kameswaran - University of Michigan (USA)

Time to complete - 5 minute.
Nov
16
2015

This is a study to determine the impact of different web layouts on a users cognitive abilities.

The Impact of Positive Mood on Working Memory

Lucy Wallace - University of Derby, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Oct
29
2015

Participants complete 2 mood surveys and 2 working memory tasks before undergoing a mood induction procedure (film/text). They then complete a short mood check and 2 further working memory tasks.

Computer Use, Cognition and Mindfulness

Adam Vujic and Cyril Latimer (student) - Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jun
12
2015

How much time do we spend on our computers? How about smartphones? What effect is this having on the way we think? To help answer these important questions and more, you’re invited to participate in a study on the relationship between computer use, cognition and mindfulness.

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