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The effect of mood on inhibition

This study aims to investigate the effect of mood on people’s ability to inhibit responses

This study aims to investigate the effect of mood on people’s ability to inhibit responses and the effect of various individual differences on this relationship.

In the first component of this study, you will be asked to complete a short demographics survey, personality measure, emotions questionnaire and ratings of your performance.

In the second component of the study, you will be asked to: (1) rate your mood before and after two mood inducing tasks then (2) complete a questionnaire about your ability to inhibit responses then (3) complete a computer-based task measuring your ability to inhibit responses.

These mood inducing tasks will be happy, sad or neutral depending on the allocated experimental condition. 

Eligibility

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are over 18 years old
  • Are based in Australia

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please register your interest via the online form.