Experimetrix

Research Participation

Below are the studies that are collecting data this semester. To sign up for a study, email the researcher to request a spot.

Faculty and Student Independent Research

Conflict, Jealousy, and Love in Relationships in Men
2 credits (30-60 minutes)
This study seeks to understand conflict in romantic relationships and how conflict is related to jealousy, love, and commitment in relationships. You will be asked to answer a series of questions about a current or past romantic relationship, including questions about conflict in your relationship, basic relationship behavior, and your dating and sexual history.
This study requires MEN only, aged at least 18 years old
Study available here: http://34.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=l2LIm755

Accuracy of Drowning Detection
2 credits (30-60 minutes)
Webb 142
In this study, you will view videos of people swimming via computer screen while an eye-tracker monitors what you are looking at. If you detect drowning or distress in the video, you will press a key on the keyboard.
This study is recruiting lifeguards with prior or current certification
Email Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel at lanaganleitzell@easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Personality and Aggression of The Video Game Fallout New: Vegas
3 credits (60-90 minutes)
Winthrop 100 N (email me you have any questions)
Any student can participate in this study no matter their skill level when it comes to video games. This study involves participants completing a survey and playing the video game Fallout New: Vegas on a computer. The participant’s actions and scores will be watched and recorded by the researcher. This study will take around 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete.
Email Trevor Adams at adamstr@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Student Engagement, Task Development, and the Skills Gap
2 credits (30-60 minutes)
Library 225
This study is open to all students. The aim of the study is to examine the gaps in soft skills between employers needs and student’s skills. Participants will complete 3 surveys about their college experience and perceived readiness to enter the workforce.
Email Joseph DeFosse at defossej@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Parental Involvement in Latinas’ education
2 credits (30-60 minutes)
Participants are going to fill out three questionnaires and attend to a focus group where participants are going to answer questions about their academic goals and parental involvement in their education.
This study is recruiting Hispanic females only.
Email Ladylanis Grullon at grullonla@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Similarities and Differences in Mate Preferences among Parents and their Adult Children
1-2 credits, or $10 gift card to the Eastern bookstore
The purpose of this study is to explore similarities and differences in the mate preferences of young adults and their parents. Students will be asked to answer several open-ended and closed-ended questions about preferred traits for potential mates for themselves. Parents will be asked to answer similar questions regarding preferred traits for potential mates for their adult children. You will also review photographs and profile descriptions of a potential mate and provide your opinions about that individual.
This study is recruiting females only who can also recruit at least one parent to complete an online survey.
Email Melissa Henowitz at henowitzm@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Numerical Cognition Patterns and Biases in Processing Time
2 credits (30-60 minutes)
Winthrop 100 (email for details)
Participants will be asked to complete a computerized task involving simple button presses and clicks based on stimuli displayed on screen. The study will take 30-60 minutes including optional yet encouraged breaks.
Email Michael Tuttle at tuttlem@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Creativity Type and Perceived Stress
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
Webb 110 and Library 135
The goal of this study is to determine if certain creativity types experience more perceived stress than other creativity types, if these factors differ between college freshman or college seniors, and if the amount of creativity necessary in a person’s job/school work effects their perceived stress. Upon arrival to data collection, participants will be given an informed consent form, a packet of questionnaires, and a debriefing form.
Email Colleen Warner at warnerc@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

The following studies are no longer running in Webb 110, however, the researchers may still be looking for participants

Study of Self
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/25 at 2:00 PM and 03/25 at 4:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete a survey about self-reflection & self-awareness.
Email Tolu Ayeni at ayenito@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Humor & Personality Characteristics
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 6:30 PM and 03/21 at 6:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete self report measures about personality characteristics.
Email Gianna Barile at barileg@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Music in Today’s World
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/29 at 1:00 PM and 4/01 at 1:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to complete four brief surveys related to today’s music and the attitudes and perceptions given from music.
Email Reva Boomer at boomerr@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Relaxation Techniques and Stress / Mood
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 1:30 PM and 03/25 at 2:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants in this study will be asked to complete a set of math drills, and undergo a period of relaxation. Throughout the study, participants will be asked to fill out three sets of self-report surveys.
Email Michaela Bouley at bouleym@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Predictors of Helping Behavior
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 6:00 PM and 03/25 at 6:00 PM
webb 110
This study will evaluate the personality characteristics of agreeableness and kindness.
Email Emily Boyer at emilyboyer6@gmail.com to sign up for this study

Coloring in College
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 6:00 PM and 03/21 at 4:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to complete two surveys and to color a printed out mandala template.
Email Lindsay Byrnes at byrnesl@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Mental Health, Stress, and Relationships
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 1:00 pm and 03/26 at 5:00 pm
Webb 110
This study will be looking at the relationship between mental health and being in or not being in a relationship.
Email Amberlee Cubanski at cubanskia@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Screen Time Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 5:00 PM and 03/21 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete brief surveys on screen time, sleep, and social interactions.
Email Kelsey Cunningham at Cunninghamkel@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

School Stress and Happiness
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 3:30 PM and 03/25 at 3:00 PM
Webb 110
You will complete 3 different surveys about school stress, happiness, and attitude towards self. These surveys will ask you about what you have felt in the past month and to answer the surveys according to those feelings.
Email Micaela Daley at daleymica@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Sexual Health Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/25 at 1:00 PM and 03/27 at 2:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will take brief surveys based on sexual health and communication.
This study is recruiting individuals who are in a relationship.
Email Jhinelle Dawson at dawsonjh@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Empathy Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 1:30 PM and 03/27 at 1:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will fill out an empathy survey followed by a demographics survey.
This study is recruiting psychology majors and/or minors only
Email Colleen Deely at deelyc@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Effects of Social Media Use
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/25 at 4:30 PM and 03/26 at 6:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete three surveys on social media use and its effects
Email Evan Fuini at fuinie@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Cell Phones, Sleep Quality, and School Performance
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 4:00 PM and 03/25 at 4:00 PM
Webb 110
You will be asked to answer a set of survey questions asking about your cell phone use, sleep quality, and school performance.
Email Katelynne Guggenheim at guggenheimka@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Collegiate Stress and Superstition
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/25 at 1:00 PM and 03/27 at 1:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will fill out two questionnaires pertaining to stress and superstition.
Email Leah Gustamachio at gustamachiol@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Stress and Coping Skills among Collegiate Student Athletes vs. Non-Athletes
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 4:00 PM and 03/19 at 5:30 PM
Webb 110
This research study will be looking at the differences between students who are athletes and non-athletes and the types of stress each endure and how they cope with it.
This study is recruiting Division III/club athletes AND non-athletes. Non-athletes include students who do not play a sport at the University.
Email Maggie Guinan at guinanm@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Experience with Disabilities Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/21 at 6:30 PM and 03/28 at 6:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will take three surveys on experience,acceptance and knowledge in regard to individuals with disabilities.
Email Olivia Hammond at hammondo@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Relationship Between Cellphones and Daily Activities
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 1:30 PM and 03/25 at 3:00 PM
Room: Webb 110
In this study you will complete 3 different questionnaires about cellphones, daily activities, and feelings.
Email Katya Hernandez at hernandezkaty@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

The Effect of Leisure Time Activity on Mood
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 3:00 PM and 03/25 at 3:30 PM
WEBB 110
This study is to determine a relationship between leisure time activity and mood. Participants will answer a compilation of surveys within 30 minutes.
Email Dana Huber-Bein at beind@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Cell Phone Use Survey
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 2:00 PM and 03/20 at 1:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will take two short surveys after signing a consent form. The study should take about five to ten minutes to complete.
Email Ryan Jackson at jacksonry@easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Sexual Health
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 5:00 PM and 03/25 at 2:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to complete three surveys/questionnaires about sexual health and also complete a demographic questionnaire
Email Sabrina Kopf at kopfs@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

The correlation between Emotional Labor, Stress, Neuroticism and Agreeableness
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 2:30 PM and 03/28 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
This study is testing to see if there is a relationship between emotional labor and stress. A relationship between neuroticism and stress levels, and a relationship between emotional labor and agreeableness. These will be tested by completing three surveys.
This study is recruiting participants who currently have either a full time or part time job
Email Ashley Lafortune at lafortunea@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Pet Interaction and Attitudes
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19/19 at 4:30 PM and 03/26 at 4:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete two surveys and a short questionnaire about their recent pet interactions and attitudes.
Email Autumn Lewandowski at lewandowskia@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Friendship Pair Similarity
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/21 at 5:30 PM and 03/28 at 6:30 PM
Webb 110
The purpose of this research is to examine how similar you and your friend are, and how you feel about your friendship. Participants will complete two surveys pertaining to these topics, as well as a brief demographics questionnaire.
This study requires participants to participate with an individual whom they consider to be a good friend.
Email Kierra Mahon at mahonki@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Engagement of Risky Behaviors
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 5:00 PM and 03/25 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will answer questionnaires in reference to their engagement in risky behaviors and other demographics.
Must be at least 18 years old, and in some type of relationship (romantic, friends w/ benefits, etc.)
Email Valerie Majewski at majewskiv@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

HIV and Political Beliefs
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 3:30 p.m. and 03/25 at 3:30 p.m.
Webb 110
The purpose of this study is to examine whether there is a relationship between participants’ political beliefs and their thoughts about HIV. Participants will be asked to fill out 3 questionnaires and information about their demographics.
Email Joey Marciniak at joeymarciniak11@gmail.com to sign up for this study

Infidelity Expectations
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 4:00 PM and 03/26 at 5:30PM
Webb 110
In this study, you will be asked to fill out a questionnaire. This questionnaire includes a series of 20 hypothetical questions relating to infidelity. However, before reading these questions you will be asked to imagine a relationship you are currently in or have recently been in. You will be imagining your partner and their faithfulness to you. Imagine the likeliness that they will commit to an infidelity related act in each question asked.
This study is recruiting participants who are in a relationship or have recently been in a relationship.
Email Nathaniel Melendez at melendezna@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Study of Social Media use, Self-Esteem and Jealousy
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 4:00 PM and 03/25 at 4:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to complete surveys about their social media use, how they feel about themselves and others.
Email Megla Patra at patram@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

The Relationship between Racial Discrimination and Feelings about the Self
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 2:30 PM and 03/27 at 2:30 PM
Webb 110
The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between racial discrimination and other outcomes. Participants will fill out three questionnaires.
This study requires participants who identify as African American, Latino/a, Asian/Pacific Islander, and others who identify with minority populations
Email Rebecca Quelle at queller@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Factors Related to Driving Habits
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 4:00 PM and 03/26 at 4:00 PM
Webb 110
In this study participants will complete three surveys regarding driving habits and factors that may be related to driving habits.
This study is recruiting people who have a valid driver’s license.
Email Kathleen Randall at randallka@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Shopping Habits
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 4:30 PM and 03/26 at 4:30 PM
Webb 110
This study is open to all. Participants will complete 3 surveys about personal shopping experiences and spending habits.Email Nicole Reinschmidt at reinschmidtn@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study.
Email Nicole Reinschmidt at reinschmidtn@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Mood Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/25 at 1:30 PM and 03/27 at 2:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to fill out brief survey’s on mood
Email Ariel Reiser at reiserar@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

College Life
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 5:30 PM and 03/21 at 5:30 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete a survey on college activities and group involvement.
Email Nathan Restor at restorn@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Caffeine Consumption Habits
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 5:00 PM and 03/25 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
The purpose of this study is to assess caffeine consumption habits in college students and how they correlate with other outcomes.
Email Megan Ryan at ryanmegan@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Attraction, Personality, and Relationship Satisfaction
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 5:00 PM and 03/21 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
This study is designed to examine the relationship between attraction, personality, and relationship satisfaction. Both couples will fill out three surveys to help evaluate these variables.
This study is recruiting couples only
Email Stephanie Sanchez at sanchezst@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

The Relationship between Social Media, Cyberbullying, and Self-Esteem
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/20 at 4:30 PM and 03/21 at 4:00 PM
Webb 110
This research study will be investigating the relationship between social media, cyberbullying, and self-esteem. Participants will receive one research credit from participating in the study.
Email Olivia Santana at santanao@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Knowledge and Feelings about Autism Spectrum Disorder
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 4:00 PM and 03/26 at 4:00 PM
Webb 110
In this study, participants will fill out three surveys that measure knowledge and feelings about Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Email Alyssa Sitro at sitroa@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Facebook Use Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/19 at 6:00 PM and 03/27 at 2:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will fill out questionnaires on Facebook and relationships
This study is recruiting people who are in a romantic relationship
Email Sarah Sylvia at sylvias@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Attachment Styles Study
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/22 at 1:00 PM and 03/29 at 1:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will complete surveys to measure the relationship between attachment styles and intimacy.
This study is recruiting couples only
Email Elizabeth Tinnel at tinnele@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Romantic Relational Aggression: The Role of Jealousy, and Gender Differences Between Perpetrator and Victim
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 6:30 PM and 03/26 at 6:30 PM
Webb 110
The current study is looking at romantic relationships in college, and how the participant perceives their own behavior and that of their partner.
This study is recruting people who are currently in a relationship (1 month minimum)
Email Monica Torrijos at torrijosronquillom@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Work-Related Attitudes
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 1:00 PM and 03/21 at 7:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will fill out a questionnaire packet that contains 3 measures, in a group format.
This study is recruiting students who have work experience.
Email Nathan Tozzi at tozzin@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Work/Life Balance in College Students
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 3:00 PM and 03/20 at 2:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants in this study will be asked to fill out three self-report surveys regarding aspects of their job and life. Participants will also be asked to provide demographic information.
This study is recruiting people who have a job.
Email Jennifer Wells at wellsje@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Student Attitudes Towards Academics
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/18 at 2:00 PM and 03/20 at 2:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to complete three surveys related to outcomes of their own behavior.
Email Brittney Williams at williamsbritt@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study

Perceptions and Traits
1 credit (less than 30 minutes)
03/22 at 1:00 PM and 03/26 at 5:00 PM
Webb 110
Participants will be asked to fill out four short surveys that examine different traits and how they relate to perception.
Email Emily Worman at wormane@my.easternct.edu to sign up for this study