The Utah Pair Project on New Dating Relationships

Faculty Name:
Samantha Joel

Department:
Psychology

Faculty College:
Social & Behavioral Science

Email:
samantha.joel@psych.utah.edu


Project Description:

Our lab is about to launch a large-scale study on how initial romantic attraction progresses into a long-term partnership. We will be recruiting people in brand new dating relationships and following them over a two-year period.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

Tasks can include contacting participants, conducting lab sessions, scheduling follow-ups, coding couple interactions, and monitoring study progression.


Student Benefits:

This is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience working on an in-depth longitudinal research study.


Project Duration:

Minimum time commitment is eight hours per week for at least one full semester.


Minimum Requirements:

Conscientiousness and enthusiasm for relationship science.