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Personality and Instagram

Please read this information carefully before deciding whether to take part in this research. You will need to indicate that you have understood this information before you can continue. You must also be aged over 18 to participate and you must be enrolled to PSYC1005. Only students who have Instagram account are eligible to take part in this study.  This study is part of PSYC1005 module and you will not be given any credits by taking part in it. By ticking the box at the bottom of this page and clicking ‘Continue’, you are consenting to participate in this survey.

Study title: Personality Traits and Instagram

Researcher: Tamsin Adebomi, Jordan Elliott, Harriet Harding, Francesca McGovern, Anna Olczykowska, Lara Rosa, Charlotte Thomas, Matthew Chesters, Brhayan Jurado Hernandez, Melsa Bicer, Paulina Zawadzka, Puteri Binti Omar, Sylwia Cisek

What is the research about?

This research is a very short survey where we try to understand how people with different personality traits use Instagram.

Results of this research will not include your name or any other identifying characteristics. Data will only be shared with the researchers involved in this specific project and the results will only be used for the purpose of the PSYC1005 module.


Who is eligible?

Only students who have Instagram account should take part in this study.


What will happen to me if I take part?

If you decide to take part we will ask you some questions about your personality and your behaviour on Instagram. It takes on average 10 minutes to fill it in.

Are there any risks involved?

The risks in this study have been kept to a minimum and there are no more risks than would be encountered in everyday life.


What happens if I change my mind?

You have the right to withdraw at any time, just close the browser.


What happens if something goes wrong?

If you have questions about your rights as a participant in this research, or if you feel that you have been placed at risk, you may contact


To participate in the study please click the button to indicate you have read and understood the participant information.

I have read and understood the participant information. I agree to take part in this research project and agree for my data to be used for the purpose of this study. I understand my participation is voluntary and I may withdraw at any time without my legal rights being affected. I certify that I am 18 years or older.