Frequently asked questions

Who can sign up to be participant?

Anyone over 18 years old can join the registry. Studies will be either online only, in-lab only, or a combination of online and in-lab. Because of this, people who live in the Chicagoland area are especially encouraged to sign up for this participant pool.

How will I know when the studies occur?

You will be invited to sign up for a study time slot via email. The email will provide some information about what the study entails.

What is it like to volunteer for an in-lab study?

  • You will come into the Behavioral Lab at the Evanston campus or Chicago downtown campus where you will be greeted by a research assistant.
  • You will be checked in and walked through the process of your study participation.
  • You will be given informed consent and an opportunity to ask questions.
  • Your participation might include one of the following:
    • Role playing for a job negotiation
    • Looking at product images and answering some survey questions
    • Filling out a survey
  • A research assistant will check you out and provide compensation for your time.

How long does a study take?

Studies can run anywhere from 10 - 60 minutes. Many in-lab studies take about 30 minutes and online studies usually take somewhere between 5-15 minutes.

How much do the studies pay?

In-lab studies pay up to $21-28/hour. Payment may be in the form of cash, a VISA pre-paid card, or an Amazon gift card. We offer compensation for CTA travel and parking, when applicable. Online studies may compensate up to $16/hour, and virtual studies up to $17-21.

How do I start?

Please start by clicking here to join our Sona participant pool and participate in a future study.

Want to know more about the Research Support Group at Kellogg?

To learn more about the research support group staff please read about us.

Other pages in Behavioral Research:

Pages in Research Support

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