Welcome to our study

Health, Personality, and Facial Preferences

In this study we are investigating how your beliefs about health and illness are realted to your personality and your preferences for faces.

Before you decide whether you would like to take part, please read the following information carefully.

You are eligible to participate if you are over the age of 16. Taking part in this research is entirely voluntary.

What does the study involve?
You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire about yourself.  The questionnaire will also include questions about your demographic information. We will further ask you to judge the attractiveness of male and female faces. The study will take 10-15 minutes to complete.  After you complete the survey, you will be informed in more detail about the specific aims and hypotheses of this study.

Will my information be kept confidential?
The information you provide in this study is anonymous. No identifying information will be asked of you.  As the information you provide in this study is anonymous, it will not be possible to withdraw your data upon completion of the study.
However, you can choose to end your participation at any time during the study, with no negative consequences, by closing your browser.  Your data will be retained for each section of the study you complete if you select "continue" on the page or complete the face ratings.

Are there any risks associated with taking part in this study?
There are no identified risks in taking part in this research.

If you have any questions or concerns about the study, please contact:
Dr. Anthony Little (a.little@bath.ac.uk)


Please select all the boxes below to show that you have read and understood the following statements. By checking the boxes and pressing "Continue" below to proceed, you are providing informed consent to take part in the experiment. If you do not consent to participate, please exit the study by closing the browser window.

I confirm that I have read and understand the subject information provided for this study.

I understand that my participation in this research is entirely voluntary and I understand that I have the right to withdraw from the study at any point, without having to give a reason.

I understand and acknowledge that the investigation is designed to promote scientific knowledge and that the University of Bath will use the data I provide for no purpose other than research.

I understand that the data I provide will be kept confidential. My name and other identifying information will not be disclosed in any presentation or publication of the research.

If you have any concerns related to your participation in this study please direct them to the Department of Psychology Research Ethics Committee, email: psychology-ethics@bath.ac.uk.

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