PARTICIPATE ONLINE!

Interested in participating in our research right from home? We have a variety of studies you can participate in online! 

Let's Play

Age: 18 months-5.5 years

Time: About 30 minutes

In this study, we are interested in observing the ways that parents and children naturally play at home. If you choose to participate in this study, we will ask you and your child to play with a toy and/or your pet (if you have one) for about 5 minutes while on a video call with a researcher from our lab. After the play session, we will ask you and your child some questions. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card.

If interested, please click here to fill out this short survey. If you are eligible, there will be a link at the end which you can use to sign up for a session that works with your schedule.


Questions? Contact us at childstudycenter.rutgers@gmail.com

What is Fairness? Parent Questionnaire

Age: Parents with children 3-5 years old

Time: About 15 minutes

In this questionnaire, we are interested in learning how parents talk to their children about fairness and sharing.


If you choose to participate in this study, please fill out the questionnaire here
 

Questions? Contact us at rutgerschildstudycenter@gmail.com.

Playing to Learn!

Age: 3 and 4 years

Time: About 20 minutes

In this study, we are interested in how children learn spatial skills that are important for academic achievement, particularly math! We will ask you and your child to play with a toy for about 10 minutes on a video call with a researcher. After the play session, your child will participate in an online interactive game with the researcher for about 5 minutes. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card. 

Questions? Contact the researcher: space.rutgers@gmail.com.
To schedule a time to participate:

https://calendly.com/space-rutgers/playing-to-learn

Meet My Friends! 

Age: 3-5 years old

Time: About 20 minutes

In this study, we are interested in how children think about equity in social interactions. Your child will hear a series of stories and be asked about how resources should be distributed amongst friends. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card.

Questions? Contact the researcher: rutgerschildstudycenter@gmail.com

To schedule a time to participate: https://calendly.com/rutgerscsc/meet-my-friends

Building Blocks 

Age: 4-5 years old

Time: This study requires two sessions, 6-8 days apart.

Session 1: About 10 minutes, Session 2: About 5 minutes

In this study, we are interested in whether specific emotion labels change children’s representations of an emotion-eliciting event and whether these representations affect their memory a week later. In both sessions, your child will hear a story and be asked about how the characters feel. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card. 

Questions? Contact the researcher: rutgerscsc@gmail.com

To schedule a time to participate: 

https://calendly.com/rutgersbuildingblocks/buildingblocks

Storybook Study: Animals Around the World 

Age: 4-6 years old

Time: About 30 minutes

Help us understand how parents and children discuss different kinds of animals! In this study, we are interested in observing how parents and children talk about different kinds of animals using a storybook. During a zoom call, we will ask you and your child to read through a storybook together, and we will also ask you and your child some questions about the animals in the book. The entire study will take about 30 minutes. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card.

Questions? Contact the researcher: 

childstudycenter.rutgers@gmail.com

To schedule a time to participate: 

https://calendly.com/childstudycenter-rutgers/storybook-study

Let's Build a Sandcastle!

Age: 6-8 years old

Time: About 20 minutes

n this study, we are interested in how children think about equity, considering one's effort given to a task. Your child will watch a series of videos and be asked about how resources should be distributed. We offer a small compensation to our participants in the form of a digital gift card.

 

Questions? Contact the researcher: rutgersnewarkcsc@gmail.com

To schedule a time to participate: https://calendly.com/rutgerssandcastle/sandcastle

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