Social Psychology

Imagining study

Farah Hina - Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Apr
8
2017

The study you are invited to participate in aims to test the effects of imagining different situations. During the experiment, you will be asked to follow various audio or written instructions asking you to imagine different situations. For best results, it is advised that you use headphones and test the sound on your device before you start the study. Participants need to be on their own, in a quiet place and with working audio and headphones on a laptop, tablet or PC. Please note that smartphones are not compatible to take part in this study.

The Depression Continuum of the Modern-day Woman

Brigitte Buss - Roehampton University, South Africa.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
Mar
27
2017

The study is aimed to measure depression in non-depressed British women in relation to self-esteem, sense of purpose and adult peer pressure.

Political Attitudes and Behaviors

Maria Nomikou - University of Kent, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Feb
26
2017

This main interest of this study is how different political attitudes are related to the willngness for participation in political actions. Also, we are interested on how different emotional behaviors are related to high or low levels of political participation, like protests and demostrations. We expect that emotions will regulate the relation between the political attitudes and intentions for political participation

Stress Coping

Anna Rygh Hogstad and Sheina Orbell - University of Essex, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Feb
10
2017

This survey explores stress responses and coping; one aims to find out about how people cope when they confront stressful events in their lives. You will think about how you coped during two scenarios: when you had to take an exam and an occasion where you had an interpersonal conflict.

Do Culture Variables Influence People’s Decision on Helping? A Study on Determinants of Helping Behaviour

Gu Zheng - The City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
17
2017

The study is about helping behaviour and attitude for people with diversed cultural background. All people are welcomed to participate in this survey

Prejudice against People with Mental Illness

Beth Gunningham and Boris Bizumic - Australian National University, Australia.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
8
2017

What attitudes towards people with mental illness look like (structure) and what leads to them (antecedents, e.g. social dominance orientation); and a comparison of attitudes of mental health professionals and the general population.

The Impact of Online Videos about Syrian Refugees

Saskia Horn - University of Salford, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Dec
23
2016

Currently, the human rights of Syrian refugees are endangered. Therefore, this research evaluates the effect of short online videos concerning this issue on the audiences’ attitude and behaviour. The aim is to find out whether these videos can motivate people to support Syrian refugees and secure their human rights.

The Psychology of Estimation

William Burkitt - The University of Lincoln, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Dec
20
2016

This study intends to investigate the processes and factors involved in estimation.

Personality Traits and Attitudes Towards Sustainable Consumption

Sarah Schulz, Claire Hart and Sylwia Cisek - University of Southampton, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Nov
24
2016

In our study we are looking at the relationship between different personality traits and attitudes towards sustainable consumption. There will be two parts to the study; the first will involve completing a set of online personality questionnaires. The second part will involve a set of consumer behavior measures.

The Interplay between Social Life and Eating Behaviour

Leva Gruzdyte - University of Dundee, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Nov
24
2016

Research study which aimed at investigating the aspects of your social life  and your eating habits.

Online Social Media

Leslie Ruiz - Barry University, USA.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Oct
27
2016

The aims of the research are to better understand the effects online social networking sites have on self-esteem.

A Study of Pro-social Behaviour and Emotional Reactivity

Dr Chantelle Wood and Dr Liat Levita - University of Sheffield, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Oct
26
2016

This study presents questions about pro-social behaviours, followed by a task requiring participants to rate how positive/negative different nonsense words are. Two months after this initial session, participants will be emailed with a link to a short follow up questionnaire, which will ask further questions about pro-social behaviours.

Making Personality Judgements about Others

Dr Stefano Occhipinti, Dr Nicola Sheeran, Associate Professor Liz Jones, Marc Macdonald & Michael O'Keeffe - Griffith University, UK

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Sep
7
2016

Communication between students can be affected by many factors. In this study we are seeking to understand the aspects of interactions that shape the thoughts and feelings of observers. We are studying how people make judgements of others based on only minimal information about them.

Why Do We Remember? Emotions and Memory in Romantic Relationships

Sebastian Odell - University of Southampton, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jul
13
2016
This study aims to examine what impact different emotions have on the workings of memory in romantic relationships. There are two sections that are separated by a week, and both consist of questionnaires. The second half also includes a memory task, in which the participant will read answer questions about passages.
To be eligible, a participant must be 18-25 and currently in a romantic relationship.
Participants will be emailed the link to the second half of the study a week following their participation in the first.

How well can you Judge how much People Like Each Other?

Dr Kate Muir - University of Bath, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jun
27
2016

We are interested in how individuals judge the rapport, or liking, felt between people in conversation. In an online questionnaire, you will read transcripts of conversations between two people. You will make judgements about their relationship, such as how much they like each other, and how well they are getting along.

Academic Attitudes about College/University (need not be college students)

Stefanie Boswell - University of the Incarnate Word, USA.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jun
10
2016

Participants will rate their agreement with 30 statements about college/university and complete an optional demographic questionnaire. They do not need to be college students.

Categorical Perception of Facial Disfigurments

Madison Clement and Anna Stone - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Apr
12
2016

The interest of this research is to look at how different faces are perceived. The task will involve looking at faces and you will be asked to make a simple decision and answer a questionnaire. The images used in this study might be unusual to some participants.

Personalities, Visualisation and Political Opinions

Dr Mark Carew - Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
11
2016

You will be asked to complete a questionnaire assessing your personality and demographics. Next, you will be asked to complete a visualisation task. Finally, you will be asked to complete another questionnaire assessing your political opinions.

What is the Relationship between Students’ Self-Efficacy, Motivation and Self-Directed Study?

Sophie Meakin and Dr Alexander Coles - Newman University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

The study is investigating the relationship between students’ motivation to learn, academic self-efficacy, self-directed study and their academic performance.

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