Digital Scholar Webinar: Recruiting Research Participants Online Using Reddit

Event Details

This 50-minute presentation introduces r/SampleSize, a community on the website Reddit that allows for online participant recruitment without compulsory or immediate payment. It will provide an overview of best practices for recruiting participants on r/SampleSize. It will also compare r/SampleSize to Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), a widely used crowdsourcing platform for recruiting research participants. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar you will be able to: Describe best practices for recruiting research participants on r/SampleSizeList key advantages and disadvantages of r/SampleSize compared to MTurk and other participant pools Identify key limitations of r/SampleSize and MTurkAll webinars will be accessible afterward on the Digital Scholar Program page


Raymond Luong, PhD Student in the Experimental Psychology Program at McGill University. Specializes in Quantitative Psychology and Modelling

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