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Invitation to Participate: Jury Selection Research

Are you interested in justice in the legal system? Want to help us understand the jury selection process?

We are investigating the jury selection process and are looking for adults (18 years old or over) who can read and speak English to participate in an experiment at the Texas A&M University—Texarkana campus. Here are the details:

  • 40 minutes total
  • Brief questionnaires
  • Short visual activity
  • Compensation: $10 Visa gift card

If you are interested, you will need to schedule a time and date to come to the TAMUT campus for this experiment. The experiment will be in the University Center building (the largest building), Room 410 (inside the Library).

This research is conducted by the Peace and Justice Psychology Laboratory - Dr. Dana C. Leighton, Lab Director - dleighton@tamut.edu - 903-334-6627

Instructions for signing up to participate:

OPTION 1: Sign Up Online

  1. Click below on the Sign Up for Experiments Button.
  2. Sign In (or Request Account) to go to the the Research Participation Sign Up System.
  3. Click on the View Available Studies button in that system.
  4. Find a day and time that fits your schedule. Sign up for a time slot.
  5. Write down the name of the experiment, date, time, and location for the session you signed up for, and put it in your calendar so you don’t forget.
  6. Go to the location of the experiment 5-10 minutes early so you are sure to be there on time. Once an experiment starts, it cannot be interrupted.

OPTION 2: eMail pjpl@tamut.edu and reference Jury Selection in the email subject.

OPTION 3: Call the lab at 903-334-6781

To sign up online, click on this button to go to the Experiment Sign Up System (tamut.sona-systems.com):

Sign up button

If you get to the location and the experimenter is not there, then please fill out the No-Show Report form, and the experimental pool administrator will follow up with the experimenter. If it is found that the experimenter was not there at the designated time, you will still receive your payment.

If you have questions about the experiment or your credits, email the contact listed on the experiment’s Sign-Up page.

If you are under 18 years old, or are a student at Texas A&M University—Texarkana, you cannot participate.

If you have trouble signing up for experiments, or other issues, please email the system administrator (Dr. Dana Leighton) at dleighton@tamut.edu

Finally, if you have concerns about research participation, please contact the Psychology Program Coordinator, Dr. Angela Sikorski at asikorski@tamut.edu

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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