In this film psychological researchers and student participants in research discuss some of the benefits and challenges of having a "subject pool" at a research university.
This film has been entered into the 2011 APS Film Festival from the Association for Psychological Science at psychologicalscience.org.
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Anne Moyer, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Social and Health Psychology who teaches Research Methods at Stony Brook University.
Mani Garcia, B.A., is a graduate student at Stony Brook University. His research interests include the neuroscience of belief formation and change, and the psychological effects of research on human participants.
These videos explore the interdependence of researchers and research participants and the challenges and rewards of their partnership in the scientific process.