Informed consent

This survey is part of a research study conducted by Rémi A. van Compernolle at Carnegie Mellon University.

The purpose of the research is to explore your ability to deduce and learn language patterns that are socially appropriate in a new language.

You will be asked to answer a series of questions about language use and try to learn a pattern of language. You will also be taught information about language that you will be asked to remember and use in a follow-up task. Participation should last no more than 30 minutes. At the end of the survey, you will be asked to provide your email address for a follow up in two weeks. Providing your email address is completely voluntary.

Participant Requirements
Participation in this study is limited to individuals age 18 and older.

The risks and discomfort associated with participation in this study are no greater than those ordinarily encountered in daily life or during other online activities.

There may be no personal benefit from your participation in the study but the knowledge received may be of value to humanity.

Compensation & Costs
There is no compensation for participation in this study. There will be no cost to you if you participate in this study.

The data captured for the research does not include any personally identifiable information about you. Your IP address will not be captured. However, you will be asked at the end of the study to voluntarily provide your email address if you are willing to be contacted for a follow-up in two weeks. Your email address will be replaced by an alphanumeric code and will not be shared with anyone.

Right to Ask Questions & Contact Information
If you have any questions about this study, you should feel free to ask them by contacting the Principal Investigator now at Rémi A. van Compernolle, Department of Modern Languages, Carnegie Mellon University, 160 Baker Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, 412-268-2122, If you have questions later, desire additional information, or wish to withdraw your participation please contact the Principal Investigator by mail, phone or e-mail in accordance with the contact information listed above.

If you have questions pertaining to your rights as a research participant; or to report objections to this study, you should contact the Research Regulatory Compliance Office at Carnegie Mellon University. Email: . Phone: 412-268-1901 or 412-268-5460.

Voluntary Participation
Your participation in this research is voluntary. You may discontinue participation at any time during the research activity.

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* 1. I am 18 years or older. (You must be at least 18 to participate)

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* 2. I have read and understood the information above.

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* 3. I want to participate in this research and continue to the survey

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