Social Psychology

Risk Factors for Online Jealousy and Intimate Partner Aggression Relating to Facebook Use

Bethany Hall - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
22
2017

This study aims to investigate why some people are more prone to Facebook jealousy and how this can lead to aggression within romantic relationships and consists of an online questionnaire.

Romantic Relationship Dynamics

Gul Gunaydin (Bilkent University) and Cansu Yilmaz (Middle East Technical University) - Bilkent University, Turkey.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Oct
29
2017

The study is investigating the relationship between individuals’ attitudes towards changes and romantic relationship dynamics. The participants must be aged 18 or over and in an exclusive dating relationship.

What Motivates Tinder Use? A Study of Individual Differences

Leah Kurta - Goldsmiths University, London, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Oct
29
2017

The study is designed to investigate the effects of relationship satisfaction and stability, age, narcissism and Tinder usage (high/low) on motivations to use Tinder. We aim to understand individual differences in Tinder use to enable more sophisticated application design and user satisfaction.

Online Relationship and Sexuality Research Study for Healthy Couples

Amy Muise and Natalie Rosen - York University and Dalhousie University, Canada.

Time to complete - 75 minutes.
Oct
29
2017

This study is geared to help couples by developing psychological treatments for sexual difficulties based on our study results.

Developing Evidence-Based Communication Strategies to Promote Protective Behaviours in Nuclear Incidents

Louis Gauntlet - King's College London, UK.

Time to complete - 120 minutes.
Oct
9
2017

This study aims to examine:

- Information people want to protect themselves and others before/after radiation emergencies

- How people wish to receive information on protective measures before/after radiation emergency

Participants must be over 18 and cannot be working in healthcare, emergency response or the military.

Rating Faces (Pilot Study)

Dr Christopher Watkins - Abertay University, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Aug
20
2017

This is a short (<5 mins) pilot study. You will be allocated a link either to rate faces for attractiveness or to rate smiling faces for how genuine they look.

Couple Interaction and Relationship Satisfaction

Professor Nicola Schutte and Dr Diana Borinski - University of New England, Australia.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Aug
13
2017

This study will seek to investigate the relationship between personal stress and relationship satisfaction. In addition, it will examine the role of dyadic coping in this association. Participants are requested to complete an online survey asking about current stress, strategies dealing with stress and relationship satisfaction.

The Trump Effect! Politics and Decision Making

Mr Simon Teese and Dr Danielle Sulikowski - Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Aug
12
2017

You are invited to participate in a research study investigating the way that you analyse information, draw conclusions and answer questions, and how this changes from person to person. Participation is open to anybody aged 18 and over. Participation should take no longer than 15 minutes and involves completing an online study where you will be asked to solve a number of problems, and analyse a variety of scenarios. You will also be asked some brief demographic questions, about your age, gender, nationality and political orientation.

Laymen Attitude Towards and Knowledge of Mental Health

Jade Friggeri - Northumbria University, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Aug
12
2017

Previous research suggests that individuals tend to be less stigmatising of mental illnesses and their sufferers depending on their knowledge. Here, we are investigating the type of disorder and whether some are viewed more negatively than others. We are also exploring whether one’s level of familiarity affects one’s attitudes.

Tomorrow’s Study

Sarah LaGreca - Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
Jul
5
2017

We are seeking people to participate in a fascinating study that looks at the way that people complete different types of tasks.

Exploring Social Change

Dr Miles Thompson and Dr Ben Rosser - University of the West of England, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jun
4
2017

The study simply involves being asked to provide examples of what you feel to be significant examples of social change.

To participate you have to be over 18 years old.

Emotions Involved in Self-Control

Varsha Bagodi and Eleanor Miles - University of Sussex, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
24
2017

Dissertation study to investigate the emotions involved in self-control, mainly emotions involved in inhibition of appealing behavior and initiations of unappealing behaviors.

The participants must be aged 18 or over, and a citizen of United Kingdom or India.

Attitudes towards Topical Events presented by the Media

Sarah Gulamhusein - Regent's University, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
14
2017

Are you interested in the effects of media? You are invited to take part in this study, which measures the effect of exposure to media on viewers’ attitudes to religion and current affairs.

Anyone above the age of 18, who is living in the UK can participate.

Surveying Public Experience of ‘Love: Art of Emotion’, an exhibition at the NGV

Amanda Krause and Jane Davidson - University of Melbourne, Australia.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
May
10
2017

This study involves completing an online questionnaire, with questions about yourself, about attending art exhibitions, and about your experience of viewing 8 works of art.

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.

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

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.

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.

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