Millikin University
Research Participation Information and Consent

Study title: Reactions to social situations
(Study F18-07, approved by the Millikin University IRB)

Principal investigator: Dr. Melissa Scircle, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology (217.420.6794 or

You are being invited to participate in research on reactions to social situations! As part of this research study, you will be asked to indicate your feelings towards a variety of social situations. You may skip any item that you would prefer not to answer, and you may choose to discontinue your participation at any point in time with no penalty.

Your responses are anonymous and no identifying information will be linked to your responses. The data you provide will only be analyzed and reported in aggregate form.

There are no known risks for participating in this research. There are not any expected direct benefits for participating in this research study, although upon completion of the study you may enter your name in a drawing for a $20 gift card to Target (1 in 25 chance of being chosen).

If you have any questions about this research, please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Melissa Scircle (contact information listed above) or the chairs of the Millikin University IRB; Dr. Denice Love (217.420.6787) or Professor Ed Weber (217.425.4561) by phone or at the IRB email ( Contact information will also be provided at the end of the study.

By clicking “Continue” below, you are agreeing that you are 18 years of age or older and are giving consent to participate in this research study.

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