Forensic Psychology

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.

The Role of Betrayal of Trust in Child Sexual Exploitation Victims

Maria Atienzar Prieto - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Oct
27
2016

The purpose of the present research is to explore people’s experiences of having been approached (or not) by an adult in a sexual manner whilst under the age of 16. The study will also explore your perceptions of interpersonal trust and participants’ current experiences regarding close relationships.

Revenge Porn: An Unlikely Act or A Growing Concern?

Siona Huxley and Dr. Carol Ireland - University of Central Lancashire, UK; Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Oct
26
2016

This study is looking at the characteristics of victims and sharers of revenge porn.

Are More Extreme Political Views Related to a Present Temporal Perspective?

Amy Nickson - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Aug
1
2016

This research investigates whether a relationship, and if so what type of relationship exists between extreme beliefs and temporal perspectives. Temporal perspective research focuses upon how individuals differ in their perceptions of the past, present and future.

Exploring Sibling Aggression

Natalie Harrison - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
21
2016

Did you fight with your brothers and sisters as a child? Do you want to take part in a study looking at experiences of fighting between brothers and sisters? I am interested in the experiences that brothers and/or sisters have when fighting each other.

There are a number of questions that you should answer about the brother or sister that you had the most conflict with. This includes questions on physical aggression. If you are over 16 and would like to take part, I would be very grateful

Driving Experiences

Laura Ball and Dr Ruth J Tully - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jun
27
2016

This study considers driving behaviour – how we behave and how we respond to others. Participants must be 17 or older, fluent in English, hold a full driving licence, and have driven in the UK in the last 12 months.

Impulsivity in Internet Offenders: Comparisons with Non-Offending Controls

Rebekah Dervley, Dr Vincent Egan and Dr Ruth Tully - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
16
2016

This study aims to compare two groups of men: men who are known to the police for committing internet sexual offences and men who have not committed sexual offences on some key psychological measures. It is hoped this research will help inform the development of treatment/assessment of internet offenders.

Public Perceptions of Child Sex Offenders

Jennifer Anderson - Glasgow Caledonian University, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Mar
23
2016

A study investigating public perceptions of child sex offenders

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