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Behavioral Learning Experiment

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Thursday, May 5 - 11:30 AM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 12:30 PM (0 slots) register
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  • Thursday, May 5 - 3:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 4:00 PM (1 slots) register
Description:
**** PLEASE only sign up for a slot if you are available for said time slot. We can only test one subject at a time and if you do not show up, it is too late for someone else to sign up and the slot goes to waste. Thank you! *****

The Thompson-Schill lab is looking for participants for a new behavioral experiment. It will take less than an hour ...(full description)
 

Changes!

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hr
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 12:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
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  • Wednesday, May 4 - 3:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 3:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 4:00 PM (0 slots) register
Description:
The Thompson-Schill lab is interested in how people learn in changing environments.

You will complete a computerized learning task that takes 45 minutes to 1 hour. We may use an eye tracker to record your eye position and pupil diameter.

Please contact Nathan (ntardiff@sas.upenn.edu) or Virginia (vburl@sas.upenn.edu) with any questions.

** ...(full description)
 

Experimental Communication Game

Payment: $10/hour in the form of an amazon gift card
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 3:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 9:30 AM (4 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 9:30 AM (5 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 1:00 PM (2 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 3:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, May 6 - 1:00 PM (1 slots) register
Description:
This experiment involves playing a computer game with other participants and chatting/typing to each other in an artificial "alien language".

*Please note that this experiment requires 4 participants, so please do not sign up if there is a chance you may have to cancel, as this would inconvenience several other people.

Eligibility:
-You mus ...(full description)
 

Family Relationships Study

Payment: $50 per person
Duration: 1-2 hours
Sessions:
  • Friday, Feb 7 - 6:00 AM (987 slots) register
Description:
NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE DATE AND TIME OF THE SESSION LISTED. If you wish to participate, please go to https://sasupenn.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9stabC5MlLxqSs5 to complete the screening.

Study description:

 Are you living with a spouse, committed life partner, parent, or adult child?

 Are you both fluent in written & spoken Englis ...(full description)
 

Interactive Decision Experiment I

Payment: Show up: $10 + additional monetary incentives
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Monday, May 30 - 10:00 AM (19 slots) register
  • Monday, May 30 - 12:00 PM (18 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 10:00 AM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 12:00 PM (17 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 3 - 10:00 AM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 3 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 6 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 6 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 8 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 8 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 10 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 10 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
Description:
In this study, you will make decisions in an interactive environment.

**We will slightly over-recruit in order to make sure that all slots are filled in the experiment. If you show up on time and the session is already full you will be compensated with $5 for the effort to show-up.**

Eligibility criteria:
- between 18 and 35 years old
- flu ...(full description)
 

Interactive Decision Experiment II

Payment: Show up: $10 + additional monetary incentives
Duration: 60 - 70 minutes
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 10:00 AM (1 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 10:00 AM (5 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 12:00 PM (2 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 10:00 AM (9 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Monday, May 9 - 10:00 AM (20 slots) register
  • Monday, May 9 - 12:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Monday, May 9 - 2:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 10 - 10:00 AM (20 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 10 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 10 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 11 - 10:00 AM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 11 - 12:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 11 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
Description:
!The content of this study is completely unrelated to the prior Interactive Decision Experiments!

In this study, you will make decisions in an interactive environment.

**We will slightly over-recruit in order to make sure that all slots are filled in the experiment. If you show up on time and the session is already full you will be compensate ...(full description)
 

Judgment and Decision Making Experiment

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 10:00 AM (9 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 12:30 PM (8 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 3 - 1:30 PM (7 slots) register
  • Wednesday, May 4 - 4:00 PM (7 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 10:00 AM (8 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 11:00 AM (10 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 5 - 12:00 PM (9 slots) register
Description:
In this experiment you will be asked to make hypothetical judgments and decisions. The experiment will take about 1 hour and you will be compensated with $10. Please email jcarm@sas.upenn.edu if you have any further questions.