Psychology 1000 Research Requirement

Psychology Extra Credit
Johanna Meyer
([email protected])
Research Participation
Research participation can add extra credit
toward your final grade in this class.
This class offers credit for 1 research hour
 One 1-hour session
 Two 30-minute sessions
1 research hour (AKA 1 Sona credit) = ?
(check your syllabus)
What is Research?
Not your typical extra credit busy work
Actual studies that get published
Brings in funding to UW which helps lower
tuition fees
Study Participation
Create a User ID (email confirmation)
Smartphone App
Search for “SONA systems”
Currently available for Android, iOS coming soon
Study Participation
Details: e-mail reminders, receipts, etc.
You must be 17 years or older (email me if not)
If you sign-up for a study, you must show up or
cancel your spot!
If you don’t show up, you are taking spots away from your
fellow students
You are also dramatically inconveniencing the experimenter
strikes and you’re out
No longer able to earn credit through SONA
Last Day to participate in Research:
Friday, May 2nd
You may check on how many credits you have earned by
logging into the Sona system at any point during the
Questions about a specific study should go to the researcher
in charge.
General questions should go to [email protected]
Johanna is available by email or by appointment if you
have any questions, and has weekly office hours:
Tuesdays 12-2 in BS106.
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