Cheating on Amazon Mechanical Turk

I frequently use Amazon Mechanical Turk for research. One of the common questions I’ve been asked about the use of MTurk is with regards to the quality of data. Some have voiced concern that the data provided by MTurk workers is noisy since the MTurk workers tend to act unethically if given the right incentive, and because they’re [...] [...]

Running Experiments with Amazon Mechanical Turk

I’ll start by saying that I think Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) and online markets offer no less than a revolution in experimental psychology. By now, I’ve already ran over fifty successful experiments on MTurk and have come to consider it as one of the most important tools available to me as an experimental social psychologist. [...] [...]