Emotions in People who Witnessed the Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

You are invited to participate in a voluntary, anonymous online-study of the emotions experienced by people who witnessed first hand the  mass shooting in Las Vegas. This study is being carried out by the Emotions, Personality and Altruism Research Group (EPARG), at the Wright Institute, Berkeley, California.

In order to participate, you must be 18 years or older, and you must have been at, or near, the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas when there was a mass shooting on October 1, 2017. You will not be paid for your participation in this research study.

If you volunteer to participate in this study, we will ask you to complete a series of surveys. The total length of time for completion  ranges from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on how you answer several open-ended questions.

You can refer back to EPARG's web site at http://www.eparg.org, where the results of this study will be available when the research project has been completed and the data analyzed.

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.

This study is entirely voluntary. You may end your participation at any time by closing your web browser, or by directing your web browser to another site on the Internet.

If you have any questions or concerns about the research, or if you wish to discuss your experience  participating in the study, please contact Lynn E. O'Connor, Ph.D., at loconnor@wi.edu           

You may withdraw your consent at any time and discontinue participation without penalty. You are not waiving any legal claims, rights or remedies because of your participation in this research study. If you have questions regarding your rights as a research subject, contact the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects at The Wright Institute, 2728 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 841-9230. This project has been approved by the The Wright Institute Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.