Online Virtual Environment Experiment

University of Toronto, Department of Psychology

We will be running the experiment over the video calling platform Zoom. As part of this study, you will be completing computer tasks, which involve moving around a virtual environment while screen sharing with an experimenter. You will earn $10/hour, and can receive up to $20 in bonus pay based on your performance on these computer tasks (paid via gift card in Canadian Currency). The study will be run in three 1-1.5 hour Zoom sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

18 to 35 years old

fluent in english

no history of neurological or psychiatric diseases and not currently on psychoactive medications

normal or corrected-to-normal eyesight (i.e. glasses or contacts) and not be colourblind

Cannot have participated in "MM Experiment" before

Study Tasks

move around in a virtual environment on a computer


This study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board of the University of Toronto, Department of Psychology. (Protocol #: 31928)


virtual environment

Activity and Time


Clinical Trial

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends

3.5 hours total, 3 sessions

The study will be taking place over Zoom. You will download the computer game onto your computer, and share your screen with the experimenter.


Up to $60 

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: Feb 6, 2020

Earn $60