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Copernican Revolution Activities

You'll see 21 paintings and rate how much you like them.  Some of your ratings will probably be like a lot like other people, but also some of your ratings will probably be unique to you.  Why?  How do people decide what they like?  Afterward, you'll learn about some of the many reasons Social Psychology has uncovered for why we like or dislike things.  Liking applies much more broadly than images.  Ask yourself why you like some songs and not others, some homes but not other, and even some people but not others.

Estimated Time for Completion: 5 to 10 minutes

This activity is part of the Copernican Revolution Project, created by Dr. Kevin Grobman of California State University - Monterey Bay, to help everyone learn about psychological concepts through self-exploration. At the end you'll receive your personalized results, a guide for interpreting them, and a certificate of completion (e.g., for a teacher offering class credit).
 
Occasionally I combine your results with many other people to improve feedback.  Sometimes I combine different activities to discover new psychology findings and to share with others (e.g., conference presentations with other Psychology professors).  I also sometimes make anonymized datasets for students to practice statistical analyses and for researchers to test hypotheses.  Regardless, I never single particular people out and all responses are confidential.  Of course, you can share your results with anyone you choose!
 
Please feel free to skip any items you prefer not to answer.  Though your results may become less precise and less accurate the more items you skip, you'll still get your results.
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Is it okay for your responses to part of the Copernican Revolution Project?  If you're not comfortable participating, that's completely okay!  You can still get your results, read the guides, and you'll still get a certificate for class credit (if applicable).