I thought you said you were friends?

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Researchers at the University of Portsmouth are interested in how pairs of friends interact with each other when questioned about a mutually experienced event. We are particularly interested in how these interactions change pairs of individuals pretend to be friends and lie about experienced events.  In this study, you and another individual will be asked to partake in an interview about your friendship. This individual with either be a friend you have known socially for a year or do not know at all.

Volunteers must be:

  • Age: 18+
  • Gender: Either
  • Staff/Student: Both

More Information:

You will each receive £10 as a thank you for the time you have given to take part in the study. In addition, all pairs providing convincing interviews will be entered into a prize draw to win £150.

  • Dates: 09/10/2017 to 15/01/2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes maximum
  • Location: King Henry Building

If you would like more information, contact Louise Jupe at louise.jupe@port.ac.uk

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2017-064

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