Evolutionary Psychology

News Article Writing Style and Social Behavior Study

Yzar Wehbe - Brunel University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Aug
15
2016

I am seeking volunteers aged 18 and over, who live in London, to participate in an online study investigating relationships between news article writing style and social behavior. Volunteers will be asked to read a short news story and answer some questions about their likely behavior in hypothetical social situations.

Investigating the Evolutionary Function of Emotional Tears

Fiona Rutherford - Brunel University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
May
24
2016

This study aims to investigate human emotional signalling and moral decisions. You’ll will be given hypothetical scenarios from which you’ll be asked to make decisions about a series of photographs of human faces. You’ll also be given questionnaires to determine how you express emotions and manage the emotions of others.

Who are you Attracted to? A Questionnaire Asking you to Rate the Attractiveness of a Dating Profile

Dr Wnedy Iredale and Lucy Alton - Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
2
2016

You are invited to participate in a study exploring the attractiveness in the form of an online questionnaire. During the study you will view a dating profile and then be asked a series of questions about the profile. These questions may involve short answers, yes or no responses or using a rating scale.

Female Fertility and Judgments of Facial and Body Attractiveness

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Dec
22
2015

Heterosexual females aged 18-30 only. You will be shown images of a female body alongside a close up photograph of her face and asked to provide ratings of things related to attractiveness. Please take account of both face and body when providing ratings, rather than focusing on one or the other.

Personality and Relationship Influence on Perception of New Individuals

Ashleigh Brown - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Dec
21
2015

You will be given scenarios with a description of a person then answer a series of questions about each person. You will then be given several questionnaires which assess your personality, fertility and the ties you have to the people in your close circle.

Disgust and Human Mating

Laith Al-Shawaf, Ph.D. - Bilkent University, Turkey

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
16
2015

This study investigates the relationship between disgust and aspects of arousal and human mating. You will be asked to answer questions about your mating preferences, disgust sensitivity, and personality, and will also view a series of images. You must be fluent in English and 18+ years old to participate.

Tests of Interpersonal Relationships

Dr Danielle Sulikowski and Mr Daniel Hughes - Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jul
5
2015

Read and summarise a passage, fill out a couple of questionnaires about your feelings towards your own and others relationships, and then tell us how pleasant some pretty pictures are. Easy!

Controlling Behaviour

Alita Cousins and Dana Blydenburg - Eastern Connecticut State University, USA.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
May
17
2015

We are seeking individuals over the age of 18 to participate in our study. Participants must either be in a current romantic relationship or have been in a romantic relationship in the past. You will be answering questions regarding relationship satisfaction, levels of commitment, controlling behavior, and partner availability.

Social Network Effects on Human Pair Choice

Tamas David-Barrett - University of Oxford, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jan
23
2015

People use a wide range of factors when they decide to form a lasting romantic bond with others. In this study we ask to what extent an individual’s social network affects his/her choice of who they form romantic relationships with.

Jealousy and Infidelity Study

Sebastien Larocque and Dr. Kisten Oinonen - Lakehead University, Canada.

Time to complete - 60 minutes.
May
22
2014

This study investigates reactions to jealousy-provoking situations. Men and women 18+ are will be asked to answer questionnaires and view jealousy-provoking videos.

Female Decision Making About Relationships

Emma Thompson - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Dec
1
2013

FEMALES ONLY! You will look at a series of male descriptions and rate each male’s attractiveness for a Short Term relationship and a Long Term relationship.

Judgements on Male Speakers

Rick O'Gorman - University of Essex, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Dec
1
2013

This is a very short study, which requires listening to short audio clip, and then providing evaluations to specific questions about it. I require only female participants who are pre-menopausal.

The Effects of Eye Colour on Personality

Ailsa Robertson - University of Abertay, Dundee, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Sep
7
2013

Do light eyed males and females behave differently than those with dark eyes? I am investigating this possibility in my current research and here is your chance to take part. The study only involves you completing a few online questionnaires so have a go!

Young People’s Abortion Attitudes and Family Decisions

Sandra Virgo - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Feb
19
2013

This research investigates young adults’ attitudes towards abortion and becoming a parent, and possible influences on those attitudes.

Investigations into the Origin of Cognitive Dissonance

Peter Clemerson - Massey University, New Zealand.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
2
2013

Participants read 12 stories, each of 11 lines, one line at a time and answer, briefly, some simple questions. These answers are interpreted with a view to ascertaining how our minds developed in our evolutionary past.

Psychology of Fatherhood

William Thorne - Brunel University London, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jul
23
2012

Study on male behavior at fatherhood.

Preferences for Opposite Sex Partners

Richard Taylforth and Daniel Re - University of St Andrews, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
9
2012

In this experiment you will indicate your willingness to go on a date with members of the opposite-sex. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and both men and women can take part.

Perceptions of the Personality of Averaged Male Faces

Dr Julia Robertson - Buckinghamshire New University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes
Aug
17
2011

If you are over 18 years of age, please participate in this experiment investigating perceptions of the personality of two averaged male faces, including characteristics such as masculinity, leadership ability and so on. You will find out more in the debrief, and it may fascinate you!

Attraction Questionnaire

Rafael Wlodarski - University of Oxford, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Apr
26
2011

This study aims to investigate the nature of romantic attraction. Participants will be asked to rate their attraction to various individuals and answer questions regarding their sexual history.

An Empirical Exploration of Fluidity in Women’s Sexuality as Evolutionary Adaptive Behaviour

Courtney Rose. - University of Northampton, UK.
Jan
27
2011

The study aims is to investigate the fluidity (changeability) of women’s sexuality by comparing the experiences of women in long-term (min 6-months) intimate relationships with partners of either sex.

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