Forensic Psychology

Protective and Resilience Factors Against Burnout for Staff who Have Experienced inpatient aggression in forensic units

Suzanna Moore - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jun
22
2017

An online survey exploring inpatient aggression and burnout in healthcare professionals. Measuring possible protective and resilience factors.

Participants must be a nurse or support worker working in a forensic mental health unit.

The Effect of Individual Differences and Contextual Factors on Perception of Responsibility Regarding Male Rape

Nicola Rogers - Birmingham City University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jun
22
2017

This study is concerned with public attitudes towards male rape and how these might alter in a variety of scenarios. Participation includes completing three questionnaires regarding; your response to a vignette depicting a sexual encounter, your beliefs and attitudes surrounding homosexuality, and common beliefs about male rape.

Personality and Propensity for Sexual Coaxing and Coercion across Different Relationships

Roksana Koscielska and Dr Vincent Egan - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Jun
4
2017

This anonymous study, aimed at participants over 18 years old, investigates personality in relation to use of sexual strategies. You will be asked to answer personality and attitude questions, and indicate which tactics you would potentially use to obtain sexual contact with an unwilling partner in three imagined scenarios.

The Experience of South Asians who Identify as LGBTQ Living in North West Regions of England

Dr Roxanne Khan and Beth Hall - The University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
27
2017

The research team wish to better understand what it is like to be South Asian and identify as LGBTQ, when living in the North West.

Perceptions of Pursuit Behaviour

Katie Sambrooks - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
27
2017

The research will require you to read a one-paragraph scenario and then answer four short questions about your opinions of the behaviour.

Interpersonal Style and Responses to Conflict Within Relationships

Jessica Stubbs - University of Manchester, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
24
2017

The purpose of this research is to better understand the relationship between interpersonal style and responses to conflict within relationships.

Sex Offenders

Kirsty Bennett and Nadia Wager - University of Huddersfield, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
10
2017

A Masters thesis survey based on public attitudes toward sex offenders.

Revenge

Jenna Fergus - The University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Apr
26
2017

You are invited to participate in a research study, which aims to explore the association between psychopathic traits, positive relationship quality and also abusive behaviours in relationships.

Sleep, Feelings and Behaviour

Rio Payne and Dr Jane Ireland - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Apr
8
2017

This study explores sleep, feelings and behaviour. It comprises of 3 questionnaires.

Student Attitudes Towards Offenders Based on the Area of Study of the Participant and the Crime Committed by the Offender

Lucy O'Donoghue - Birmingham City University, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Apr
1
2017

Taking part in this study will involve completion of two questionnaires. The first will be split into three sections, each examining a different type of offender, based on the crime they have committed. Following this you will be asked to complete a questionnaire examining general punitiveness.

Juvenile Violent Mentally Ill Offenders: Community Attitude Predictors and Knowledge in Relation to Different Mental Illnesses, Punishment, and Treatment

Amberlee Bourne - Coventry University UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
27
2017

The purpose of this project is to investigate in a UK population the attitudes towards mentally ill juvenile violent offenders. The study involves answering 3 questionnaires & reading 3 vignettes which are followed by 7 questions.

What do you think about Paedophilia?

Nicole Diaz, Derek Perkins and Linsey Raymaekers - Maastricht Universitiy, Netherlands.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Mar
24
2017

This study investigates people’s understanding and attitudes towards pedophilia.

You must be 18-28, with current or recent college studies.NO psychologists. Residents from UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands.

Detecting Deception: Can you Tell a Fake Review from a Real One

Joseph Collingwood Burke - Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
21
2017

A study into lie detection in written statements and individual differences in ability at determining deceptive or false accounts.

Sexting, Risk-Taking, Peer-Pressure and Risk-taking Experiences

Rebecca Macrae-Shields - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
21
2017

This research intends to inform the existing body of literature around Sexting behaviours. It will consider links with evolving social learning experiences, via (increasing)internet use in young people, risk taking attitudes and the role of peer pressure/influence.

Looking at the Differences Between Male and Female Reporting of Domestic Violence

Viktorija Senutaie - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jan
25
2017

The aim of this research is to investigate how differently bystanders (males and females) report domestic violence and to find out levels of reporting in different situations (pub, home and street). Also, to find out is there any difference in levels of reporting when the offender is male and female.

Victims and Non-Victims of Indecent Exposure: Experiences and Perspectives

Julia Langley and Simon Duff - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
25
2017

This study is looking for female participants who are 16 or older and living in the UK. Participants will fill in an online questionnaire, after this they may be asked to participate in a voluntary online or face-to-face interview. The study will find out women’s understanding of indecent exposure.

Does Short-term Exposure to Soft-core Pornography Affect Attitudes Towards Sexual Aggression and Rape?

Sophie Daniels and Dr Simon Duff - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
9
2016

This study investigates exposure to soft-core pornography in the media, and how this may affect an individual’s attitudes towards women and rape.

Investigating the Impact of Sleep, Personality and Cognition

Sophie Holt - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
24
2016

I am conducting this piece of research for my postgraduate theses. This study focuses on the effect personality has on sleep, and how sleep can affect our cognition. Participants need to be over the age of 18.

Be a Forensic Detective!

Samantha Allan and Dr Christopher Watkins - Abertay University, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
22
2016

How do people judge criminal cases when presented with various pieces of evidence? You will be asked to think about a specific scenario for a few moments and then judge a crime based on various pieces of evidence as if you were a detective in the case.

Experiences and Perceptions of Aggression in Intimate Relationships

Dr Abigail Thornton - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Nov
22
2016

This study investigates how people manage conflict and view the use of aggression between intimate or dating partners. If you choose to take part in this study it will ask you questions about how you solve conflict and whether you have experienced aggression or control in your past and current relationships. In addition, it will ask you about you have felt in the last 12 months and require you to read short scenarios which describe partners aggressing against each other and comment on which behaviours you think are acceptable.

To take part, you must be at least 18 years old and have been in a dating/intimate relationship that has lasted for at least one month at some point in your adolescent/adult life.

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