PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
The purpose of the study is to explore the relationship between political ideology, personality characteristics and political attitudes.
If you volunteer to participate in this study, you will do the following things:
• Fill out short questionnaires about your political attitudes
• Fill out short questionnaires about your personality
• Fill out a short questionnaire about your strength of religious faith
• Rate the importance of the current political issues
• Rate your level of agreement with candidates in an mock election
These tasks should take approximately 20 minutes to complete and you can complete them at any time you wish, from any computer you are using.
POTENTIAL RISKS AND DISCOMFORTS
There are no potential risks that are foreseen with this study.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS TO SUBJECTS AND/OR TO SOCIETY
Participation in this study will contribute to a greater understanding of the importance of motivated social cognition, worldview, and religiosity, and their relationship to political ideology.
All information that is obtained in this study will remain confidential and all of your responses to this survey will not be connected to you in any way.
PARTICIPATION AND WITHDRAWAL
You can choose whether to be in this study or not. If you volunteer to be in this study, you may withdraw at any time without consequences of any kind. You may also refuse to answer any questions you don't want to answer and still remain in the study. The investigator may withdraw you from this research if circumstances arise in which the opinion of the researcher warrant doing so.
SIGNATURE OF RESEARCH SUBJECT (AND) OR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE
I understand the procedures and conditions of my participation described above. I affirm that I am at least 18 years of age, and I agree to participate in this study. I realize that I have the option of printing a copy of this form to keep.