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Psychology

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Research Participation

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Micro Expression Training

We are seeking volunteers for exciting new research exploring the relationship between empathy and ability to recognize emotion in others’ faces. For our research you will be asked to complete a short empathy scale before being evaluated on your ability to recognize short-term facial expressions. You will then complete our short Micro-Expressions Training Program before completing the evaluation once more. We will also be recording your facial expressions facial sensors

This study will be conducted at Edgewood College in the Psychology Research Center (DOM 119) and will take approximately a half hour to complete. All data collected will be strictly confidential. Participation in this study is completely voluntary and participants may withdraw or refuse permission at any point. The data collected through this study will help inform future research into the exciting field of Micro-Expressions. Your interest and participation is greatly appreciated.

All appointments must be scheduled.If you would like to take part in this study, please contact the following investigator to set up a 30 minute time slot during the times that you are available:

Lyndsay Ward - lward@edgewood.edu

Decision Making and Emotional Facial Expressions

You are invited to participate in an experimental research study that will examine how thought patterns influence the interpretation of emotional expressions. Specifically, you will answer some questions about your thought patterns and will be asked to make decisions about the emotionality of different faces. This will be in a person experiment taking place at the Edgewood College Psychology Research Center, located in Dominican building next to the Wellness center. This will take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete. This is a voluntary experiment and you are welcome to refuse or withdrawal at any time during the experiment. The identity of participants involved in this study will be kept confidential and all results will be presented in aggregate. If you wish to partake in the study please contact the primary researcher with a time and date suitable for you.

Please email the researcher to schedule a 30 minute time slot to participate:

Monday 12-1:50 pm or 4-5 pm
Tuesday 3-5 pm
Wednesdays 12-1:50 pm or 5-6 pm
Thursdays 2-4 pm
Friday 11:00 - 12:00

Note: last day for participation is TBA

Researchers to contact:

Bader Batarfi (BBatarfi@edgewood.edu)