Thursday, February 17, 2011

Face recognition study

Study title:
Accuracy in Face Recognition (Approval # 06-2010-18-0)

Projected dates:
Jan-May 2011 (OPEN)

Who may participate: This study is open to students, faculty, staff, and outside community members. You must be 18 or older to participate.

This study requires in-person participation. Participants will need to come to the psychology lab (017 Taylor Hall) to take part in the study. Sessions will take approximately 30 minutes. You may sign up for this study through this link. Personalized times may be requested by emailing Dr. Bennett-Day (

Project description:

Participants in this study will be asked to complete a short computer program that includes a face recognition task, demographics questions, and a questionnaire about social experiences.

Wesleyan students may be able to earn extra credit in psychology department classes for their participation. All participants will be part of the drawing for a $25 gift card at the end of the semester. Additionally, candy is offered as a thank-you for participation.