General

Some general information about what Prolific is

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14 articles in this collection
Written by Zak Evernden, Jim Moodie, and Katia Damer and 1 other

Can I change any details of my study after it is published?

The only thing you can change after publishing is the maximum number of participants your study will receive
Written by Zak Evernden
Updated over a week ago

Why has the average reward per hour for my study changed?

If the average completion time for your study is different from your initial estimate, the average reward rate will be affected
Written by Zak Evernden
Updated over a week ago

Data Protection and Privacy

Prolific and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Written by Jim Moodie
Updated over a week ago

Can I collect participants emails to contact them later?

No. You cannot ask participants for any identifiable information.
Written by Katia Damer
Updated over a week ago

How is Prolific different from MTurk & Co?

In many important ways! Please read on.
Written by Katia Damer
Updated over a week ago

Prolific’s “codebook”

All our basic terms are explained here
Written by Katia Damer
Updated over a week ago

What is Prolific?

It's a participant recruitment platform for researchers
Written by Phelim Bradley
Updated over a week ago

Who are the people in your participant pool?

They are people who currently live in OECD countries
Written by Phelim Bradley
Updated over a week ago

Is online crowdsourcing a legitimate alternative to lab-based research?

Often yes, but it depends.
Written by Katia Damer
Updated over a week ago

Can users have both a researcher and participant account?

Written by Phelim Bradley
Updated over a week ago