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Sample Recruiting Script

(Please alter, as needed, for your particular study)


My name is ________ and I am conducting a study with Professor _______ in the _______ Department at Clark University on ____________.

We are looking for volunteers who will be asked to __________________. It will take approximately ______minutes/hours of your time. Participation is voluntary.  You may decline to answer any question [or do any task] that you do not wish to answer [or do], and if you wish to drop out of the study at any time, you are free to do so. Your answers will be kept fully confidential [or anonymous]. If you are recruited in a class or laboratory, your participation or nonparticipation in this study will have no effect on your standing in the class or at Clark.