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IRB Template for Mechanical Turk and Turk Prime

Posted by Leib Litman on Mar 13, 2015 7:34:00 AM

Overview

An IRB will generally request a description of how participants will be recruited, reimbursed and interacted with. Additionally IRBs always request information about how anonymity of the participants is protected. Members of the IRB board may not be familiar with Amazon Turk, and it may be helpful to include a brief description of MTurk in your IRB application. Note that many MTurk studies will be exempt from review, provided that the nature of MTurk is explained clearly enough, and the anonymity of the data collection process is made clear.

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Topics: amazon mechanical turk, IRB, mechanical turk