Personality in Daily Life


STUDY BASICS

Are you 18-40 years old and do you use an iPhone (iOS 8.0 or later)? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study to help better understand the types of interactions people have in their social, work, and home lives. Study involves completing online questionnaires and using your smartphone to answer questions several times a day for 10 days. Compensation provided.


STUDY PURPOSE

Daily life events and interactions can affect a person’s feelings and behaviors. The purpose of this study is to help researchers better understand the types of experiences people encounter in daily life and how they respond to those experiences. Researchers hope their findings will lead to better ways to identify and treat people who experience emotional distress.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?

•    Ages 18-40
•    Are the primary user of an iPhone device (4s or later; iOS version 8.0 or later)
•    Not currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program


WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

Participation involves an initial phone call to find out if you are eligible to participate. Eligible participants will complete a series of online questionnaires that will take about 1 hour, download an app on your phone and view a training presentation, and use the app to provide information about your behavior, interpersonal interactions, stress, thoughts, and mood over the course of 10 days.


IRB:
  PRO17120303 - Personality in Daily Life

RESEARCH AREAS:
  Healthy Volunteer

Age Range
AGE:   18 - 40

Duration DURATION:  10 days

Location LOCATION: 
Online

Compensation COMPENSATION: 
Up to $100 + some participants will be chosen at random to receive an additional Amazon gift card
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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Aidan Wright

Aidan Wright, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. An active researcher, Dr. Wright uses his research to better understand human personality and its disorders, such as narcissism or borderline personality. By using a variety of techniques and tools, Dr. Wright aims to help promote medical knowledge about exactly what personality disorders are, and how they can be detected and treated.





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