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Paid Participant Registry


Title of Research Study: Psychology Paid Participant Registry

IRB Study Number: STU00001563-MODCR0004

Investigator: Paul Reber
Supported By: This research is supported by The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University.
Key Information about this research study:
The following is a short summary of this study to help you decide whether to be a part of this study.

The purpose of this registry is to disseminate information about ongoing or upcoming paid study opportunities in the Department of Psychology or approved affiliated academic departments. Holding a place on this registry and your subsequent receipt of advertised information does not guarantee your eligibility to participate in any given study. 

At the bottom of this page you will be asked to include your email address as a sign of your consenting to being added to this registry, should you wish to receive these informational emails. If any advertised studies interest you, you will be expected to use the included contact information to reach out to the researcher of that study directly to express your interest.

We expect that you will be in this research study for as long as you wish to receive email updates about ongoing research; you may withdraw at any time by unsubscribing.

The primary risk of participation is: None. Your participation in the Paid Participant Registry does not involve any physical or emotional risk to you.

The main benefit of participation is learning about potential opportunities to advance research and related compensation. 

Why am I being asked to take part in this research study registry?

You are being asked to take part in this research study registry because by looking at our webpage and research opportunities you have indicated interest in being contacted for paid research opportunities.

What should I know about a research study?

     · Whether or not you take part is up to you.

     · You can choose not to take part.

     · You can agree to take part and later change your mind.

     · Your decision will not be held against you.

If you say that “Yes, you want to be on this registry,” here is what you will do

You will receive periodic email updates about study opportunities in the Department of Psychology and affiliated departments that have been posted on the “Paid Research Opportunities” page of the Psychology department’s website.  If you’re interested in a paid study on the webpage, you may send an email to the researcher asking to participate. Compensation for participating in a paid study will vary. Your eligibility for any given study may be determined by selection criteria set by said study.

What happens if I do not want to be in this research or if I say “Yes”, but I change my mind later?

To withdraw from the registry at any time, simply unsubscribe.

What happens to the information collected for the research?

Efforts will be made to limit the use and disclosure of your personal information, including research study records, to people who have a need to review this information. We cannot promise complete secrecy. Organizations that may inspect and copy your information include the IRB and other representatives of this institution. The only individuals with daily access to the registry are the Lab Coordinator and the Principal Investigator; the list of participants on the registry is never shared with researchers, laboratories, departments, or any other involved persons not heretofore referenced.

What else do I need to know?

If you agree to take part in this research study registry, we will provide you with periodic updates on available studies that are ongoing or upcoming the Department of Psychology or approved affiliated academic departments. You may request that your email address be removed from this registry at any time.

Who can I talk to?

If you have questions, concerns, or complaints, please talk with the Principal Investigator, Dr. Paul Reber, at 847-467-1624.

This research has been reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (“IRB”). You may talk to them at (312) 503-9338 or if:

     · Your questions, concerns, or complaints are not being answered by the research team.

     · You cannot reach the research team.

     · You want to talk to someone besides the research team.

     · You have questions about your rights as a research participant.

     · You want to get information or provide input about this research.


If you want a copy of this consent for your records, you can print it from the screen.

If you do not wish to participate in this study registry, please do not enter your email address below, and then select X in the corner of your browser.

If you do wish to participate, please enter your email address in the space below and click the “Submit” button as a sign of your consent and your email address will be added to the registry.