Sign up to participate in our research projects

We are always looking for subjects to participate in our experiments. Some of our studies require subjects who can come in to our lab at UNSW’s Kensington campus (in Sydney, Australia). Others require only a few minutes of your time, answering questions from your computer terminal.

Short internet-based studies (listed from newest to oldest):

  • 15 minute survey concerning how people form first impressions based on photographs. Seek people 18+, all genders and sexualities. MAY 2016.
  • 10 minute survey concerning how attitudes to sex and reproduction are formed: seeking women and men 18 years of age or over. NEW March 30 2015.
  • 10 to 15 – minute experiment concerning attitudes to sex and how they are shaped by economic forces. Posted January 2015.
  • 15-minute experimental survey concerning attitudes to sex and how they are shaped by religious beliefs (or lack thereof). Seeking women and men of all sexualities. Posted 5 September 2014.
  • 10-minute experimental survey concerning attitudes to sex. Seeking women and men of all sexualities. Posted 5 August 2014.

Studies requiring subjects to come in to our lab (Bioscience building, UNSW Kensington campus)

  • NONE AT PRESENT

Please follow the links above to learn more and sign up.

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Completed Studies

(We’ll Link to the Papers as Soon as they are Published)

  • Men and women willing to play combat-style video games (40-60 minutes)
  • Couples who have been in a heterosexual relationship for three months or more. Both members should be able to attend the lab (for approximately 30-45 minutes each), but we won’t need you to come in at the same time.
  • Women and men who are interested in heterosexual relationships but who are currently single. We will need you to attend the lab (for  approximately 30-45 minutes).
  • Very quick survey rating attractiveness of male faces. Seeking women and men – all ages. Posted June 2014.
  • People over 18 years old, who self-identify as heterosexual. Study on How people perceive others. Posted June 2014
  • People sexually interested in men (bisexual or exclusively interested in men) – all ages – rating faces of men with and without beards. Posted April 2014
  • Beards and facial hair – need women and men to complete 10 minute survey (posted 6 March 2013) | Published 15 April 2014 in Biology Letters | Read about the paper on this site
  • Women and men – all ages – to complete a survey asking opinions about women (10 minutes) APRIL 2014
  • Women and men – all ages – to complete a survey asking questions about women (10 minutes)
  • Women and men – all ages – to complete a survey asking opinions about men (10 minutes)
  • Women and men of all ages to complete a 10 minute survey on attractiveness of fashion models (10 minutes)
  • Women and men of all ages to complete a 10 minute survey on attractiveness of bodies