Eyewitness Lineups and Reading

IRB Approved Study Number: 

2018-4830 and 2017-4122

Researcher: 

Andrew Cohen

email: 

rdcl.umass@gmail.com

Type of Subjects: 

Adult
Middle-aged Adult
Older Adult

Description: 

Paid volunteers needed for two research studies on eyewitness lineups and reading! 

Contribute to science while earning $20 for 90 minutes of your time. 

Two experiments will run back-to-back in the same room with a short break between. 

Eyewitness Lineups: Be part of a psychological study on eyewitnesses and police line-ups. You will be asked to pick out a culprit from a line-up or make judgments about line-ups. This experiment will take approximately 30 minutes and you will be paid $8. 

Sentence Reading: Your eye movements will be monitored while you read sentences presented on a computer monitor. This experiment will take approximately 60 minutes and you will be paid $12. 

You may be eligible to participate if you: 
   are a native speaker of English 
   are 18 years of age or older 
   have no history of reading or language disability 
   have normal vision, or vision that is corrected to normal with glasses or contacts.

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