Misremembering and Decisionmaking
You are being invited to take part in our research study. Before you decide, it is important for you to understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please take time to read the following information carefully and ask any questions if you wish. Ask us if there is anything that is not clear or if you would like more information. Take time to decide whether or not you wish to take part.
The aim of our study is to identify the factors of misremembering and decisionmaking. The experiment will take between 15-20 minutes.
Why have I been invited to participate?
We have chosen around 20 participants to take part in our experiment, ranging of both male and females, between the ages of 18 – 65. As you fit this within this specificity, you have been invited to take part in our experiment.
Do I have to take part and what do I have to do?
It is up to you to decide whether or not you would like to take part. Participation is entirely voluntary. Upon agreement to take part in this study you will be given this information sheet and asked to sign a consent form. It is important to note that you are free to withdraw at any time and without giving a reason. You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire on Qualtrics.
What will happen to me if I take part?
You will take part in our research study through completing a questionnaire on Qualtrics. There will only be one session and study will last roughly 20 minutes.
What are the possible disadvantages and risks of taking part?
There is no risk in our study as it’s an online questionnaire. However, there might be questions that you might not feel comfortable answering therefore we give you the option to skip to the next questions.
What if something goes wrong?
If you are harmed by taking part in this research project, there will be no special compensation arrangements. However, if you are harmed due to someone’s negligence then there may be grounds for legal action.
Will my taking part in this study be kept confidential?
All participant’s data and results collected during the course of this research will remain strictly confidential. Any information which will leave the university will have your names and addresses removed so that you cannot be identified from it.
What will happen to the results of the research study?
The results will be used for a research project which will be written up, however, researchers will ensure that all results will remain anonymous. The results will not be used for anything other than this.
Who has reviewed the study?
The Goldsmiths Psychology Ethics Committee will review the study
Goldsmiths, University of London is committed to compliance with the Universities UK Research Integrity Concordat. You are entitled to expect the highest level of integrity from our researchers during the course of their research.
Contact for further information and complaints
For further information, please contact
You will be given a copy of the information sheet and a signed consent form to keep.
firstname.lastname@example.org- Christine Bramwell ( Investigator )
email@example.com - Fiona Gabber ( Supervisor )