Informed Consent


This research is being conducted by Kate Eipl, Ally Cooke, and Rachel Jacobs. All researchers are psychology students at Hanover College. This research is meant to gauge certain personality characteristics. The survey you are about to take is estimated to require 20 to 30 minutes of your time.

There are no known risks involved in being in this study, beyond those of everyday life. The information you provide during the experiment is completely anonymous; at no time will your name be associated with the responses you give. If you have any questions about what you will be doing in the study or about the study itself, feel free to e-mail the researchers at any of the below addresses.

If you have any questions now or after the study, please contact:
Rachel Jacobs at jacobsr12@hanover.edu, Kate Eipl at eiplk12@hanover.edu or Ally Cooke at cookea12@hanover.edu.

For questions about your rights as a participant in the research, you may contact the faculty member supervising the research, Dr. John Krantz, at krantzj@hanover.edu, or the chair of Hanover College’s Institutional Review Board, Dr. Bill Altermatt, at altermattw@hanover.edu.


Participation in this study is voluntary. Refusing to participate or ceasing to participate at any time will involve no penalty. You must currently be in a relationship of at least six months to participate in this study.

Click here to begin the study