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oTree Tutorial (Updated for 2021)

We are happy to announce our updated tutorial series on oTree, which is an open-source platform for behavioral research. The tutorial …

Analyzing learning rates (pt. 1): Common pitfalls

Do you want to learn how to analyze learning? In this first post of a two-part series, Jake Zureich discussed common pitfalls when …

The role of exploratory analyses in accounting research

Developing theory after collecting data is problematic because the theoretical predictions are post hoc. However, does that imply that …

Running your experiment on MTurk

With the increasing popularity of online experiments, many have asked us for advice on how to conduct experiments on Amazon's …

Are experiments that recruit from online subject pools field experiments or laboratory experiments?

Experiments that recruit from online participants pools such as MTurk and Prolific have become increasingly popular over the past two …

Choosing the right participants for your experiment

Choosing the right participant pool for your experiment is challenging. Which experiments require professional participants? Does it …

Introduction to oTree (Part 5) - Running your oTree app on MTurk

We are happy to announce the fifth video in a five-part series of introduction videos about oTree, which is an open-source platform for …

Why PEQs do not provide the best process evidence

Post-experimental questionnaires (PEQs) are a popular means of obtaining process evidence in experimental research. However, are they …

The best time to pick up oTree (to design interactive experiments) is now!

Over the past few months, oTree has undergone changes making it much easier to design your (online) interactive experiment. Find out …

How to set up a simple experiment in Qualtrics

Many doctoral students and researchers find it challenging to start conducting experiments. In this post, Razvan Ghita shows how to …