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FindingFive Community Update

Help us build a participant pool by participating in a survey!

FindingFive is working on building a base of participants, so that you can recruit from beyond your own institution’s participant pool very soon! To do that, we need your help! We are interested in understanding what characteristics of a participant pool you’re looking for in your research and have created this survey to guide our recruitment efforts with your input. The survey…

Direct Participant Payments Now in Public Beta

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…

Summer Internship: Call for Applications

FindingFive is hiring a software development intern, with pay! We are looking for graduate students, postdocs, and other trainees in behavioral sciences who are interested in creating behavioral science software. Please share this announcement with anyone who might be a good fit! Who we are:  FindingFive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of lowering the access and technological…

Tutorial: Conditional Branching

FindingFive supports conditional branching, a study design that allows researchers to split their participants into branches based on their performance in a given block. You can use this feature to achieve a range of branching designs, like having some participants end a study sooner than others, or having participants complete two different tasks depending on their response to a screening…

Tutorial: Understanding Your Results

What do all these numbers and letters mean on my results CSV file? In this tutorial, we’ll tell you how to interpret your output! Format CSV results are organized in long format. This means each participant will occupy several rows in your data–one row for each response in your study. If there are multiple responses on a single trial, you’ll…

Qntfy Award: Results are in!

Several months ago, we announced the winners of two FindingFive research awards, generously sponsored by Qntfy! The award recipients have since completed their projects, and we’re excited to share their results. HyeonAh Kang, PhD Candidate (University of Arizona) investigated the benefits of an output activity (OA)–a task in which language learners read or listen to a text containing target vocabulary…

Researcher Highlight: University of Florida’s Brain and Language Group

We are pleased to introduce our newest Laboratory members from the University of Florida’s Brain and Language Group! Here’s a little bit about these labs and what they plan to study: Dr. Lori Altmann and the Language Over the Lifespan Lab investigate how individual differences in cognitive ability impact both oral and written language use. They will use FindingFive to…

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…

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…