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Any studies as to whether internet groups create even more groups, ideologues and "separation" than pre-internet?

The literature you are looking for is regarding group polarisation in the Internet era (with "polarisation" being the main research keyword here). There are supporters of your idea as well, most ...
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Where to post online psychology studies for participant recruitment?

After I had finished writing my master's thesis in 2015, I decided to (try to) tackle the problem of small sample sizes with a new approach. The goal was to develop a website that allows everyone to ...
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Does computer usage (YouTube, Facebook, etc. ) influence social abilities?

Social media usage is still quite new and there have been no major longitudinal study that I know of, that has looked into how usage influences social abilities in the long run. If you limit it to ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

This is in development within PsychoPy. Porting has begun on the Python lib underlying PsychoPy into a JavaScript lib (PsychoJS) and the Builder graphical interface can now generate the necessary html/...
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Why is Internet Addiction Disorder not listed in the DSM-5 manual?

There's debate over whether Internet addiction is it's own disorder or a symptom of an underlying psychosis. See this essay by the first man to publish the term: https://theconversation.com/is-...
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Why does clickbait use numbers?

Digital Marketing often produces 'content' for users to consume. That content is ment to catch and keep the attention of the user, in an attempt to make the user trust and follow the sender (usually ...
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How is the effect of current vote scores on people's votes interpreted in psychology?

I think you can find an answer from the field of social psychology. The most relevant theory is the social proof, the tendency to immitate the behavior of other people. Social proof (also known as ...
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Platforms to make online experiments with counterbalancing

You could try www.gorilla.sc It's cloud based software specifically designed for running cognitive psychology experiments online without needing to code. It's not free, but it is affordable - £0.75 ...
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Cognitive (neuro)science and related mailing lists

The Visionlist is indeed extremely helpful. It's not quite the same, but I found the mailing lists of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) and of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) ...
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Manipulating cognitive load in online experiments

Cognitive Load is very subjective, and typical mental interference tasks (like solving problems while working on another task) aren't used in studies involving Cognitive Load Theory (CLT), except to ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

To complement the answers, there's also Just Another Tool for Online Studies: JATOS (disclaimer: I'm one of the authors). It's an open source tool that focusses on the server side. It will provide: ...
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Software for online psychological experiments that don't require users to download anything

Also, consider lab.js. It's Javascript-based, so no downloads. lab.js is a tool for constructing browser-based studies built for (but not limited to) the social and cognitive sciences. Studies can ...
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Platforms to make online experiments with counterbalancing

Qualtrics (survey software) and Inquisit (more sophisticated stimulus presentation software) both run online. Both tools support counterbalancing. Inquisit has extensive support for both randomisation ...
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Software for online psychological experiments that don't require users to download anything

"We are currently using Inquisit to conduct Internet experiments. Since it is not compatible with non-Windows systems" As of this time, Inquisit runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices for ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

I am one of the core developers of https://www.labvanced.com, a very new and probably the most advanced online platform for creating, sharing, and conducting professional behavioral experiments. ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

Gorilla is cloud based software specifically designed for running reaction time behavioural science experiments online. It's not free, but it is affordable (£0.75 per respondent) and interfaces with ...
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