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Society and I

About the Study

Thank you for doing this study. It has been approved by the Ethics Committee at the School of Psychology, University of Southampton, United Kingdom (Ref. 26708).

By checking the box at the bottom of this page and clicking on ‘Continue’, you consent to take part.

Before deciding whether to consent or not, please read the following information.

We are psychologists at the University of Roehampton, UK (Dr Nikhila Mahadevan) and the University of Southampton, UK (Dr Aiden P Gregg and Professor Constantine Sedikides).

We request your participation in a short online study that will take about 5 minutes.

The study will ask you questions about your personality and behaviour, in the context of your social world. A full explanation will be provided to you once you complete the study.

The survey is open to U.S. adults aged 18 and above who are proficient in English, only.

You should complete the survey in private, alone at your computer.

Remember that there are no right or wrong answers.

Your participation is anonymous, so please feel free to provide completely honest responses.

There are no conceivable risks involved in completing this survey beyond those associated with everyday living (such as reading the newspaper).

If you have any questions, please contact me at (email reversed to avoid spam) <<>>. The study end date is 31/12/2018.

Legal Stuff

Participation in this study is fully voluntary and you have the right to withdraw at any time with no penalty.

In consenting, I confirm that I am a U.S. adult aged 18 years and above, and proficient in English.

I understand that I am not waiving any legal claims, rights, or remedies.

I also understand that data collected as part of this research project will be kept safely and privately.

I finally understand that if I have any questions about my rights as a participant in this research, or if I feel that I have been placed at risk, I may contact the chair of the Ethics Committee, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom. Phone: +44 238059 5578.