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TITLE OF RESEARCH: Problem demonstrability as pruning of the solution space.
PURPOSE OF RESEARCH: To examine problem solving performance.
WHAT YOU WILL DO: You will be asked to solve a Tic-tac-toe game problem.
TIME REQUIRED: Participation will take approximately 15-20 minutes.
RISKS: There are no anticipated risks associated with participating in this study. The effects of participating should be comparable to those you would experience from viewing a computer monitor for 20 minutes and using a mouse.
COMPENSATION: Upon completion of this task, you will receive a code to enter on the Amazon Mechanical Turk task page, and you will receive the amount that was indicated on the task page.
CONFIDENTIALITY: Your participation in this study will remain confidential. Your responses will be assigned a code number. You will NOT be asked to provide your name. You will be asked to provide your age and gender. Throughout the experiment, we may collect data such as browser type, operating system version, mouse movements, and error rates. The records of this study will be kept private. We will delete your Amazon Mechnical Turk Worker ID once we process your task and payment (within 3 days of completing this task). In any sort of report we make public we will not include any information that will make it possible to identify you without your explicit consent. Research records will be kept in a locked file; only the researchers will have access to the records.
PARTICIPATION AND WITHDRAWAL: Your participation in this study is voluntarily, and you may withdraw and return the task to Amazon Mechanical Turk at any time. You will receive a compensation only if you complete the task. You may withdraw at any time by closing the web page of the task.
CONTACT: This study is conducted by researchers at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. If you have any questions or concerns about this study, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONSENT: I have read the above information and the nature and purpose of this research have been sufficiently explained. I consent to take part in the study. I understand that I am free to withdraw at any time.
I agree and will participate in this study.
In this task you will play a version of the game Tic-tac-toe, your goal will be to find the best move given a starting position.
You will have the opportunity to get a bonus based on your performance. If your solution is correct you get a bonus of $1.
You'll receive a bonus of $1 if you answer correctly and verify the solution on the board in the next screen
Please examine all solutions (yours and the two proposed solutions) and vote for ALL solutions you think are correct
After the experiment you will be randomly matched with 3 other workers. If the majority of your group memebers vote on correct solutions, each of you will get an additional bonus of 10 cents.
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