We have finished recruiting participants for the SMILE Study. Thank you for your interest.
We are hoping to learn more about families' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and looking for families to help with a study!
Do you have a child entering first or second grade in Fall 2020?
If so, you are eligible to participate in the Self-regulation and Motivation in Learning Environments (SMILE) study! Our study focuses on the development of children's self-regulation skills and motivation during the elementary school years.
What would you do in the study?
There are three parts to this study:
An online survey in spring 2020 (60-75 minutes, compensation is $35)
An online survey in fall 2020 (45-60 minutes, compensation is $30)
A visit to our research lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's city campus during the 2020-2021 school year (2 hours, compensation is $70)
Play computer tablet games, puzzles, and assessments of self-regulation and problem solving
Complete parent and child questionnaires
Who is eligible?
English-speaking children entering first or second grade in fall 2020 and their parent/guardian
Must live within driving distance of UNL and able to drive there during the 2020-2021 school year