Katia Damer, Prolific
Prolific helps researchers around the world find participants for online studies. It is tailored for scientific research, highly scalable, and can flexibly allow researchers to recruit any target demographics. In this talk, cofounder Katia will discuss the varied challenges when recruiting participants online, and introduce Prolific, which offers solutions to many of these challenges. She will also discuss some differences between running lab and online studies and how to design online studies wisely in order to collect high quality data and keep participants happy. Finally, she will reflect on how the above considerations inform Prolific’s mission to make online data collection trustworthy.