September 20, 2008

Online Survey: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election – New York University

In an effort to seek a better understanding of voting behavior from a psychological perspective, a research team from New York University, headed by Professor Yaacov Trope, and supported by the National Science Foundation, is investigating the cognitive causes of voting behavior, political preferences, and candidate evaluations throughout the course of the 2008 U.S. Presidential election. This stage of the study focuses on the information people use to inform evaluations during the last few weeks before the election. They seek respondents of all political leanings from all over the country (and from the rest of the world) to complete a 15-minute questionnaire, the responses to which will be completely anonymous...

Here is the link to the survey:

http://www.psychsurveys.org/brietruesdell/2008elections

The survey is not funded by any candidate office, nor aimed at altering respondents’ opinions.

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