Welcome to StudyResponse!


The StudyResponse project facilitates online research for behavioral, social, and organizational science researchers by distributing email participation requests to adult research participants. The StudyResponse project accumulates the characteristics and outcomes across research studies in order to explore the features of studies that encourage quality responding.

We need you to participate in online research!

Every StudyResponse research project offers incentives for voluntary participation in social science research. Many of the projects are questionnaires about topics that people find interesting. By registering with us as a research volunteer, you may be able to:


Obtain incentives while participating in social science research


Learn about current social science research topics


Contribute to the development of social research and its applications in the family, the workplace, and society


Provide your unique perspective about work issues, the government, the law, society, people, computers, love, aggression, and other topics

Learn more about the StudyResponse project, or sign up as a volunteer research participant. If you are already registered and wish to update your email address or remove yourself from our database, go to our Update page. If you wish to invite a co-worker to participate in a paired study then click here.

Important details: StudyResponse is an academic research project connecting researchers (such as sociologists and psychologists) with individuals willing to participate in social research. We are ethically obliged to work only with individuals over 18 years of age who have given their consent to participate in such research. StudyResponse is not a market research firm and most questionnaires do not ask about commercial products or services. You will not receive advertising or be placed on any other mailing lists. People of all nationalities are welcome to participate. In general, projects offer participants direct post-payments in a form of electronic gift certificates to Amazon starting at $5 per each completed survey.

For researchers:

If you conduct participant research at an accredited research institution, we invite you to use the StudyResponse project. StudyResponse has facilitated more than 300 research projects from universities in the U.S. U.K., Canada, and Australia, including the University of Connecticut, Queens University, Northwestern University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Wayne State University, University of California at San Diego, Case Western Reserve University, Bowling Green State University, Florida International University, University of Houston, City University of New York, and Colgate University. Many different types of research projects are feasible using the volunteer panelists who register with us. In overview, the StudyResponse project provides these services:

bullet Configuring a customized sample with stratifications based on your specifications from our panel of more than 40,000 participants from 17 countries
bullet Sending anonymous and confidential recruiting messages and reminders to your customized sample
bullet Providing a database of demographic information at the individual level of analysis for your use in analyzing response rates, non-response, and subgroup analysis based on demographic characteristics
bullet Handling all of the administrative aspects of providing participant incentives

Additional information for researchers:

bullet A recent demographic snapshot of the panel
bullet Frequently asked questions you may have about how to get started with using StudyResponse in your research
bullet A checklist of how to use the StudyResponse panel in your own research
bullet Our researcher registration page for standard draw studies, where you can price various sample configurations.
bullet Researcher registration for prescreening studies.
bullet Researcher registration for direct payment studies.
bullet The StudyResponse roadshow, a seminar about web-based surveying and how to get the most out of StudyResponse.

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