Study of Immigrants from Iran

You are invited to participate in an anonymous, voluntary study about emotions in people who have immigrated from Iran. The study is being conducted by Parisa Shoja, M.A., as her dissertation at the Wright Institute, supervised by Professor Lynn E. O'Connor, Ph.D. in collaboration with the Emotion, Personality and Altruism Research Group (EPARG).

In order to participate, you must be 18 years or older, and have immigrated from Iran, as an adult, adolescent, child or infant. You will not be paid for taking part in the study.

You will be asked to respond to simple questions in a series of surveys. The whole study takes about 20 to 30 minutes to complete.

This study is entirely anonymous - no identifying information will be collected about you, or the computer or Internet service provider through which you are accessing this web site. You may withdraw your consent at any time, without penalty, simply by closing your web browser or directing your web browser to another site on the Internet.

You are not waiving any legal claims, rights or remedies by participating in this research. If you have any questions or concerns about the research, please feel free to contact Parisa Shoja at If you have questions regarding your rights as a research subject, you may contact the Committee for Human Subjects Research at The Wright Institute, 2728 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 841-9230. This research has been approved by the Wright Institute Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

Results will be available on request when the data has been analyzed and the study completed. In addition, results will be posted on the Emotion, Personality and Altruism Research Group (EPARG) web site,

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