Experiments@Penn
Opportunities to earn money by participating in experiments are listed below.
To register for an experiment, simply click on the "register" link for a particular session. Please note that you may participate in only one session for any given experiment. You will need your PennKey and password to register
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Open Experiment Sessions Order By Session Date

.Decision Experiment

Payment: Show up: $10 + substantial additional monetary incentives
Duration: 60 minutes
Sessions:
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 10:00 AM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 12:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 3 - 10:00 AM (4 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 3 - 12:00 PM (5 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 6 - 12:00 PM (13 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 6 - 2:00 PM (10 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 8 - 12:00 PM (16 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 8 - 2:00 PM (18 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 10 - 12:00 PM (16 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 10 - 2:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 13 - 12:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 13 - 2:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 15 - 12:00 PM (17 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 15 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 17 - 12:00 PM (18 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 17 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 22 - 12:00 PM (18 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 22 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 24 - 12:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 24 - 2:00 PM (17 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 27 - 12:00 PM (19 slots) register
  • Monday, Jun 27 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 29 - 12:00 PM (17 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 29 - 2:00 PM (20 slots) register
  • Friday, Jul 1 - 12:00 PM (17 slots) register
  • Friday, Jul 1 - 2:00 PM (18 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)
 

Behavioral Learning Experiment

Payment: $10
Duration: 1 hour
Sessions:
  • Thursday, May 26 - 3:30 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 26 - 4:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 26 - 4:30 PM (1 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 26 - 5:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Thursday, May 26 - 5:30 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)
 

Experimental Communication Game

Payment: $10 per hour in the form of an amazon gift card
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Sessions:
  • Thursday, May 26 - 3:00 PM (2 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 31 - 3:00 PM (4 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 1:30 PM (3 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 3:00 PM (5 slots) register
  • Thursday, Jun 2 - 3:00 PM (5 slots) register
  • Friday, Jun 3 - 10:30 AM (5 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)
 

Navigating in a virtual world

Payment: $20 total
Duration: 1 hour each of 2 days
Sessions:
  • Thursday, May 26 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Friday, May 27 - 2:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 31 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 31 - 2:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Tuesday, May 31 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 1:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 2:00 PM (0 slots) register
  • Wednesday, Jun 1 - 3:00 PM (1 slots) register
Description:
The Epstein Lab is recruiting participants for a behavioral study. In this experiment you will learn the locations of stores in a virtual town as well as the town's general layout. The experiment will last a total of 2 hours, and you will be compensated with $20.00 for participating. The experiment is over a 2 day period, where you will complete 1 ...(full description)