1. Participate in an on-line social psychological study (15 possible points)
Go to http://www.socialpsychology.org/expts.htm – professional and find a professional online social psychological study that interests you. Follow the directions and take part in the study. Then write a 2 page paper that summarizes your experiences and reactions to the study. Be sure your paper addresses the issues below:
-Did the study comply with ethical principles for conducting human subjects
-Describe what the study was generally about (topic and research question)
-Describe what was being measured and how it was being measured (e.g., questionnaire, reaction time, etc.)
-As a participant, what hypothesis do you believe the researchers were testing?
-How did it feel to take part in this study? Did you learn anything new or useful about yourself?
-Be sure to cite/reference the full name (web address) of the study you took part