A study on digital communication patterns

University of Nottingham, Psychology

You will be asked to imagine texting with a friend and add on pre-existing texts (not words) to show your feelings. You will then be asked to complete a personality questionnaire.

Your Impact

Help us understand communication patterns

Eligibility Criteria

Male, Female

At least 18 years old

No language impairments (e.g., dyslexia)

English is first language

From the UK

Study Tasks

Finalise texts
Personality questionnaire


This study has been approved by the University of Nottingham's Research Ethics Board (XX-687)


online messaging
instant messaging

Activity and Time


Polls and Surveys

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

30 minutes total, 1 session

If you read the instructions correctly, the survey should take less than 30 minutes. If you have any questions at all, please contact me!


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Study Address

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

You must be a resident in United Kingdom, Europe to join this study

Posting date: Oct 12, 2020

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