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FindingFive Community Update

Feature Change: Previewing Your Study

Before publishing your study, the “preview study” button allows you to sit through your study to catch any mistakes and get a feel for what the participant will experience. We are introducing a change that makes the study preview even more like the session that participants will see. The new study preview function will generate a FindingFive session in the…

Bonus Payments for MTurk Workers

Hello, FindingFive researchers! We have recently implemented a new feature — you can now use FindingFive to offer bonus payments to your Mechanical Turk participants. Here’s how: 1. From the Session Details page of the session in question, open the Completed Participants tab. 2. Next, use the Worker ID column to identify the lucky participant, and select the associated bonus…

Direct Participant Payment (USD and EUR only)

FindingFive now allows you to compensate participants directly and automatically! After you build your FindingFive study, you can recruit participants from anywhere–your hometown or across the world–and pay them all with just a few clicks! It’s simple – you load funds into your account, and we handle the rest. In this tutorial, we’ll tell you everything you need to know…

Tutorial: Mouse-tracking Study Example

FindingFive now supports mouse-tracking, which provides researchers with “continuous information about tentative commitments to multiple response alternatives over time” (Hehman, Stolier, & Freeman, 2015). This tutorial will introduce you to FindingFive’s mouse-tracking feature by walking you through a sample study. Click here to see a finished version! Study Description In our sample experiment, modeled after Dale et al. (2007), participants…

New Feature Preview: Mouse Tracking is Ready for Testing!

Tracking mouse movement on a trial allows researchers to get a glimpse into the decision-making process underlying participant responses. If only FindingFive supports mouse tracking as well…oh, hey! Mouse tracking is coming to FindingFive! Brain dead easy Following the same modular design of all stimuli and responses in a FindingFive study, implementing mouse tracking on FindingFive is brain dead easy…

Tutorial: Emailing Mechanical Turk Participants

If you’ve run a FindingFive study on Mechanical Turk, you may want to reach out directly to some of your participants — perhaps to invite them to participate in a follow-up study! However, if you’ve read our post on Best Practices for Mechanical Turk, you’ll know that it is both against Amazon’s user policy and ethically questionable to ask participants…

Tutorial: Integrating FindingFive with participant recruitment platforms

Participant recruitment platforms like SONA can help you easily grow and manage your participant pool. This tutorial will show you how to integrate your FindingFive study with recruitment platforms in four simple steps: Launch a study session on FindingFive Get a link to your study session and post it to your chosen recruitment platform Ask participants to create a FindingFive…

Tutorial: Accessing and understanding your results

When a study session is complete, your results become available for download. In this post, we’ll look at how to access and understand your results files. Throughout this tutorial, we’ll be referring to study sessions rather than studies. This is because a single study can be launched across multiple simultaneous or sequential sessions. You might want to run multiple sessions…

Mechanical Turk Best Practices

FindingFive’s goal is to be a one stop shop for designing, implementing, recruiting for, and communicating online research. FindingFive offers seamless integration with Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (MTurk), so you can quickly and easily post your study to the marketplace and start collecting data directly from your FindingFive account. (To see how easy this is, check out our full instructions on…

SUNY Oswego – FindingFive collaboration prototypes Study Store

In collaboration with FindingFive, the students of SUNY Oswego’s software development class, taught by Dr. Bastian Tenbergen, have prototyped a Study Store – think app store for FindingFive research studies! The Study Store acts as a marketplace for complete, verified FindingFive research studies. Rather than coding up an experiment from scratch, researchers can purchase studies from the store and adapt…