The purpose of this study is to examine problem-solving and the different beliefs people hold.
To take part in this study you must be aged between 18 and 70 years.
If you agree to participate, you will be asked to respond to a series of online questions or do a decision making task (making judgments about stimuli that are presented). This study will take about 5 minutes.
There are no direct risks or benefits associated with this study. It will, however, deepen our understanding of human cognition.
Participation is voluntary and you can withdraw from the study at any time without giving a reason. All data gathered is strictly confidential. The data are held in a secure area and accessible only to the project's researchers and research assistants. No participant will be identified in any publication or presentation of results.
The research is being conducted by Dr Mariia Kaliuzhna (tel: 02 98501464; email: email@example.com) from the ARC Centre of Cognition and its Disorders Macquarie University.
The ethical aspects of this study have been approved by the Macquarie University Human Research Ethics Committee. If you have any complaints or reservations about any ethical aspect of your participation in this research, you may contact the Human Research Ethics Committee through the Director, Research Ethics (telephone 9850 7854; email firstname.lastname@example.org). Any complaint you make will be treated in confidence and investigated, and you will be informed of the outcome. If you decide to proceed, this indicates your consent to take part in this online study.