Current Studies

Check out the studies we currently have going on below!

Instagram Study

Previous research has shown us that, to protect our children and teens, we often encourage them to not get involved when witnessing cyberbullying. However, targets of cyberbullying still need our help. Here are some safe ways to help them.

If you have a teenager between 13 and 17, and would like to help us learn more, sign-up for our study on perceptions of bystander support.

Check out our social media spotlight on this study, here

Chat Study

Research has shown that the top two reasons teens go online is to communicate with friends or go on social media. With social networking sites now all having instant messaging options, online gossip exchanged with friends is on the rise!

If you have a child or teenager between 10 and 16 years old, and would like to help us learn more about what children and teens think are effective ways to react to online gossip, sign-up for our new online study on perceptions of online gossip.

Check out our social media spotlight on this study, here

Media Study

Social media, online games, instant messaging…these are some of the places where cyberbullying can happen.


Do you have a child between 8 and 16 years? Want to help us learn more about how to help children and teens navigate the online world responsibly? Sign-up for our study “Talking about cyberbullying”

Check out our social media spotlight on this study, here

Morals Study

Previous research has shown that children tell lies even though they know that it is wrong to do so. However, honesty is important for children to develop good relationships with others, so we need to find ways to encourage them to tell the truth.

If you have a child or teenager between the ages of 6 and 16 years, and would like to help us learn how to promote honesty in children, sign up for our online study

Check out our social media spotlight on this study, here

Interested in participating? Sign up here

Checkout our Research in the Media page to see our research in various media outlets!