Additional readings

Examples of experiments conducted by other researchers: – a database with over 40 experiments, mostly in cognitive psychology, that you can participate in or redesign to your needs.

Lab in the Wild – a database of over a dozen experiments in which you can participate online. You can also get access to data collected by other researchers.

Gorilla – a database with several dozens experiments and detailed procedure descriptions.

The Economics Network – links to around a dozen of economic games you can play with others.


Awad, E., Dsouza, S., Kim, R., Schulz, J., Henrich, J., Shariff, A., Bonnedon, J., Rahwan, I. (2019), The Moral Machine Experiment, Nature via Open Research Exeter, 14 October.

Cialdini, R., Cacioppo, J., Bassett, R., & Miller, J. (1978). Low-ball procedure for producing compliance: commitment then cost. Journal of personality and Social Psychology, 36(5), 463.

Cialdini, R., Vincent, J., Lewis, S., Catalan, J., Wheeler, D., Darby, B. (1975). "Reciprocal concessions procedure for inducing compliance: the door-in-the-face technique". Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 31 (2): 206–215

Darley, J. & Latané, B. (1968). Bystander intervention in emergencies: Diffusion of responsibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 8 (4, Pt.1): 377–383

Freedman, J., & Fraser, S. (1966). Compliance without pressure: the foot-in-the-door technique. Journal of personality and social psychology, 4(2), 195.

Grzymała-Moszczyńska, H., Anczyk, A. Maćkowiak, A. (2017), The Sacred Texts Experiment: Images of Religious Others and their Role in Forming Attitudes towards Accepting Muslim Refugees in Poland. Studia Migracyjne – Przegląd Polonijny, 3(165): 109–130.

Hooley, T., Marriott, J., Wellens, J. (2012). What is online research? Bloomsbury Academic.

Huber, B., Gajos, K. (2020). Conducting online virtual environment experiments with uncompensated, unsupervised samples. PLOS ONE, 15(1). 30 January.

Maxmen, A. (2018). Self-driving car dilemmas reveal that moral choices are not universal. Nature, 28 October.

Moral Machine

Ross, L. Greene, D., House, P. (1977). The "false consensus effect": An egocentric bias in social perception and attribution processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 13(3): 279–301.

Tajfel, H., Billig, M., Bundy, R., Flament, C. (1971). Social categorisation and intergroup behaviour. European Journal of Social Psychology, 1(2), 149–178.

Thorndike, E. (1920). A constant error in psychological ratings. Journal of Applied Psychology, 4(1), 25–29.