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Who Can I Sample on Amazon Mechanical Turk?

Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is an online microtasking site commonly used for behavioral research. At the same time, MTurk is an open marketplace. This means that the people who use MTurk as researchers and participants constantly change. An important question behavioral scientists often ask is: who is on MTurk and who can I sample there? […]

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Studying Human Behavior During a Pandemic: MTurk

The coronavirus pandemic has changed most things. For behavioral scientists, whose job it is to study human behavior, that includes the nature of data collection. Many researchers are looking for ways to move data collection online. In this blog, we provide an overview of online participant recruitment practices and some advice for getting started with […]

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Ann Sloan Devlin on How Research Design Can Be Timeless and Dynamic

New technology has, and is, changing a lot of the mechanics of social and behavioral science research, but how much is the underlying enterprise itself changing as a result? This is a key question Ann Sloan Devlin, author of the newly released The Research Experience: Planning, Conducting, and Reporting Research, addresses in the interview below. […]

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