UCSD Consent to Act as a Research Study Participant
An Investigation of Human Cognition
You will be participating in a voluntary research study conducted by Professor Hal Pashler from the Psychology Department at the University of California, San Diego. You are a possible participant in this study if you are at least 18 years of age.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY. The purpose of the study is to explore the nature of cognition.
PROCEDURES. If you volunteer to participate in this study, the experiment will be presented to you through your browser. The experiment will contain specific instructions on how to proceed.
POTENTIAL RISKS AND DISCOMFORTS. No potential risks or discomforts are anticipated.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS TO SUBJECTS AND/OR TO SOCIETY. This research may shed light on the nature of cognition.
PAYMENT FOR PARTICIPATION. You will not be paid for your participation in this research study.
CONFIDENTIALITY. This study is as anonymous as possible. We will request your email address only to verify that you have not previously completed this same study. Your experiment data will not be tied to any personally identifying information.
PARTICIPATION AND WITHDRAWAL. This study is entirely voluntary. If you volunteer to be in this study, you may end your participation at any time without consequences of any kind. You may end your participation by either rerouting your web browser to another website or closing your web browser. The investigator may withdraw you from this research if circumstances arise which warrant doing so. Continuing beyond this page will constitute consent to participate in the research study.
IDENTIFICATION OF INVESTIGATORS . If you have any questions or concerns about the research, please feel free to contact the Principle Investigator:
Email: hpashler (at sign) ucsd (dot) edu
RIGHTS OF RESEARCH SUBJECTS. You may withdraw your consent at any time and discontinue participation without penalty. You are not waiving any legal claims, rights or remedies because of your participation in this research study. If you have questions regarding your rights as a research subject, or wish to report research-related problems, you may contact the UCSD Human Research Protection Program (Daniel Masys, Director) at 858-455-5050.