The MTurkification of Social and Personality Psychology

  title={The MTurkification of Social and Personality Psychology},
  author={C. A. Anderson and J. Allen and Courtney Plante and Adele Quigley-McBride and Alison Lovett and J. Rokkum},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={842 - 850}
  • C. A. Anderson, J. Allen, +3 authors J. Rokkum
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • The potential role of brief online studies in changing the types of research and theories likely to evolve is examined in the context of earlier changes in theory and methods in social and personality psychology, changes that favored low-difficulty, high-volume studies. An evolutionary metaphor suggests that the current publication environment of social and personality psychology is a highly competitive one, and that academic survival and reproduction processes (getting a job, tenure/promotion… CONTINUE READING

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