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Researchers at the University of Portsmouth are interested in the differences between the way identity deceivers and truth tellers prepare to be interviewed about their identity. In this study, you will be allocated to one of two conditions. Depending on which condition you are allocated to, you may be required to lie about your identity when interviewed.   The study will take approximately 120 minutes (which comprises of two sessions with the researchers and some additional preparation time outside of the research sessions). We will be giving out chocoaltely sweety goodness as a thank you and if you are able to tell a convincing story to the interviewer, you will be entered into a draw to win £200. The study will take part in King Henry Building.

Volunteers must be:

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

More Information:

  • Dates: 01/10/18 - 31/03/19
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Location: King Henry Building

If you would like more information, contact Louise Jupe at

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2018-001

2 total comments on this postSubmit yours
  1. Hello
    May I volunteer? Sounds interesting. I have two hours spare on the following days:

    22 October 11.10 – 14.50
    24 October 10.10 – 14.00
    25 October 08.30 – 11.50 & 13.10 – 17.00
    26 October 08.3 – 11.50
    29 October 11.30 – 14.50

    If you’re interested in using me, please by all means email me!
    Best wishes
    Ali T

    • Please get in touch with to let her know your interest in the study.

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