Behavioural Science Online 2018
Registration will open at 09:00.
Session 1. Running Experiments Online: Tools of the Trade
In this introductory session we will introduce some of the key advantages and challenges of running experiments online and introduce some helpful tools
- 09:50 Welcome and Announcements
Jenni Rodd, UCL
- 10:00 Online research is #trending, but is it good science? Why Online?
Jo Evershed, Cauldron Science
- 10:20 The state of the art: a technical overview of what works today
Nick Hodges, Cauldron Science
- 10:40 [C]lick your screen: probing the senses online
- 11:30 Online large-scale studies with children out of the lab: the promise and the challenge
Kate Nation, University of Oxford
- Brought forward from the afternoon session to accommodate the speaker
- 11:50 Recruiting Participants for Online Studies: Challenges and Solutions
Katia Damer, Prolific
- 12:10 Ensuring data quality when you can’t see your participants
Jenni Rodd, UCL
- 12:30 The future of publishing: An opportunity to contribute
Cleo Ngiam, Springer Nature
NB: Lunch will not be provided. There is a café in the building and many others nearby.
Session 2. Applications of Online Methods: Learning from past Successes (and Failures)
- 1:40 Using online resources to improve children’s language skills: Prospects and Challenges
Charles Hulme, University of Oxford
- 2:00 Online auditory training and learning studies: promise and pitfalls
Fred Dick, Birkbeck
- 2:20 The Unity game engine for a large-cohort, developmental study.
Alex Irvine, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
- 2.40 Testing over 4 million participants via a mobile app: Sea Hero Quest
Hugo Spiers, UCL
- 3:30 Online data collection in health psychology research: what I have learned
Suzanna Forwood, Anglia Ruskin University
- 3:50 Doing multi-person interactive social cognition studies in psychiatry: successes, challenges and frustrations
Vaughan Bell, Division of Psychiatry, UCL
& Nichola Raihani, Experimental Psychology, UCL
- 4:10 Making cognitive and language assessments available online to practitioners
Mairéad MacSweeney, UCL
- 4.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS
5:00-6:00 DRINKS RECEPTION
Our sponsors (Gorilla, Cauldron Science and Prolific) are kindly paying for wine and nibbles so
that we can all chat about the future of online behavioural science.