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Upcoming Changes to Take Effect on Sep 1, 2021

Why are we making changes? A Letter from the Executive Director As a nonprofit organization established in 2018 to accelerate online behavioral research, FindingFive’s original plan was to be a niche player: we had (and still have) no intention to be a direct competitor to big names like Qualtrics. Instead, we wanted to make the life of researchers who run…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Recipients Announced in the 2020 FindingFive Qntfy Behavioral Research Mini-award Program

FindingFive, in collaboration with behavioral analytics firm Qntfy, is pleased to announce the recipients of our inaugural FindingFive Qntfy Behavioral Research Mini-award Program. FindingFive would like to thank Qntfy for providing invaluable financial support for this program. Award Recipients Our program aims to encourage researchers to explore the possibility of transitioning into online experimental research with human participants. We provide…

FindingFive Extends Virtual “Office Hour” Service to All Researchers during COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has affected all of us. We know many of our researchers have suddenly lost access to physical lab spaces and participants, and are faced with many challenges in transitioning their research to the Internet. We at FindingFive are dedicated to doing whatever we can to address those challenges to assist you in conducting high-quality, reproducible online studies…

CUNY Virtual Workshop on Remote Data Collection

We were thrilled to share FindingFive with the attendees of the CUNY2020 Virtual Workshop on Remote Data Collection on March 23, 2020! If you missed it, you can watch the video of the whole workshop here and read a transcript here. Session attendees and presenters generated a fantastic Q&A document along with a list of helpful resources for remote data…