Personality Psychology

Mindfulness and Self-regulation in Adults: Associations with Internet Use and Procrastinaton

June Teng - University of Glasgow, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
2
2017

A quantitative study to investigate if dispositional mindfulness and self-regulation in adults are linked to problematic Internet use and procrastination.

Personality, Gender, and Internet Behaviours

Dr Evita March - Federation University Australia.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
24
2017

This study examines online behaviour, personality and motivation.

Social Media Usage: The Role of Shyness, Loneliness and Self-Esteem

Mira Singa - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
6
2016

The aims of the current research are to find out to what extent shyness, loneliness and self-esteem affect social media usage and which of these factors best predicts social media addiction

Personality and Conflict within Romantic Relationships

Charlotte Bennett. - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
24
2016

This study is investigating personality and conflict within romantic relationships.

Managing the Emotions of Others

Elizabeth Austin - The University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Oct
27
2016

This project examines people’s preferred ways of changing the moods and feelings of others and how these are related to personality and emotional disposition. The results from this project will also be used to create a shorter, easier to use scale to measure managing other’s emotions.

Attachment Styles, Personality Characteristics, and Social Identity

Chantal Sowemimo-Coker - Adelphi University, USA.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Sep
7
2016

The purpose of this research project is to investigate how gender stereotype threat and personality characteristics impact ratings of one’s conformity to prevalent gender role norms.

Social Perceptions and Trust

Alessandra Teunisse - Ermington, Australia

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jul
18
2016

Researchers at Macquarie University are developing a scale measuring social perceptions and the tendency to trust people.

If you’re aged 18(+) you are eligible to participate.

Sensation Seeking and Personality

Tim Kuhlmann, Damian Viereck, and Prof. Dr. Ulf-Dietrich Reips - University of Konstanz, Germany.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jun
27
2016

This online study aims to explore how different personality traits and the interest in making new experiences are related.

Procrastination and Sexual Orientation

Arbel Vigodny - London Metropolitan University, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Jun
1
2016

This is a short questionnaire regarding procrastination, and sexual orientation, as well as conscientiousness and depression.

Personality, Behaviour, and Location-Based Real Time Dating (LBRTD) Applications

Dr Evita March and Alexandra Slocum - Federation University, Australia.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
May
16
2016

This study is on personality and behaviour within Location-Based Real Time Dating (LBRTD) Applications such as Tinder, Grindr and Happn. It will investigate narcissism and antisocial behaviour on these applications, looking at self-esteem and gender as predictors of antisocial behaviour.

Personality, Wellbeing, and Belief in Own Capacity Among Workers

Reza Pribadi and Tom Bailey - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
16
2016

This project is about personality and its relationship with work exhaustion among workers. In addition, we want to see if worker’s belief in their capacities to do his/her job plays an important role in the relationship between personality and work exhaustion.

Personality and Stress: How do You Cope?

Karlien Paas, Dr Claire Hart, Dr Erica Hepper, and Professor Constantine Sedikides - University of Southampton, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
May
16
2016

How do you cope with stressful or difficult situations? Different people will answer this question differently – but how is your ability to deal with stress affected by your personality and how does stress affect your experiences in everyday life? This is a 3 part diary study, with 6 surveys. This study requires you to answer a questionnaire every 3 days, for the next 15 days. We will contact you via email for each subsequent part of the study

An Investigation into Variability in Personality

Neil Grant - University of Glasgow, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Apr
12
2016

This study aims to investigate variability in personality. Specifically it aims to investigate personality variability in general, as well as across different roles (friend, son/daughter, worker) and mood states. It also aims to investigate links between personality traits and levels of variability in personality.

Personality and Preference for Violent Video Games

Eva Murzyn - University of Glasgow, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Apr
9
2016

This study is interested in the relationship between personality and the preference for playing violent video games.

Do People with Different Personalities Prefer Accessing News in Different Ways?

Dr. Steven Caldwell Brown - The University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
11
2016

This study aims to explore if people with different personalities, and who make decisions differently, prefer accessing news in particular ways. It considers: Print News, Online News, TV News.

Personality and Gender Differences

Guillaume Durand - Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

This study assess differences between personality traits, gender identification and views on gender roles.

Experiences of Romantic Break Ups

Gayle Brewer and Loren Abell - University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
10
2016

Participation involves completion of one personality questionnaire and one questionnaire about a relationship in which your partner ended the romantic relationship. You must be over 18 years old to take part in the study.

Creating False Memories

Mirka Orsagova and Erica Hepper - University of Surrey, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Feb
2
2016

The overall aim of this study is to explore how people’s memories are created and whether certain personality traits can predict the creation of false memories.

Human Motivation Project

Drs Alex Siegling and K. V. Petrides - University College London, UK.

Time to complete - 60 minutes.
Dec
28
2015

This study is of a psychometric nature and its purpose is to validate, and generate norms for, a new assessment instrument in the area of motivation. We will ask you to provide demographic information and complete a few questionnaires.
 You must be a UK-based university student in order to qualify for the study.

Smartphone Ownership and Personality

Miss Heather Shaw - University of Lincoln, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
21
2015

Hi, I am researching personality traits within smartphone and non-smartphone owners for my PhD. You get to find out your personality at the end using a measure validated by psychologists!

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