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Posts published in May 2020

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…