App Events in Private

Each instance of the Private shell provides a variable called Events that contains the data that is available in this context. Events is a list of event instances of different types. One of the main kinds of events is the App event. These events are generated when a participant is using the Unforgettable Research Services’ […]

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ARE AUSTRALIANS WILLING TO ACCEPT TECHNOLOGIES TO TRACK THE CONTACTS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE TESTED POSITIVE TO COVID19?

Simon Dennis, Josh White, Paul Garrett, Daniel Little, Amy Perfors, Yoshi Kashima, Nic Geard, Lewis Mitchell#, Stephan Lewandowsky* University of MelbourneUniversity of Adelaide#University of Bristol* 79% of Australians think it is acceptable for the government to work with telecommunication companies to track who has been in contact with people who have tested positive to COVID-19. […]

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Understanding the impact of pre-experimental experience on recognition memory using people’s emails

by Michael Diamond, Courtney O’Brien, Hyungwook Yim and Simon Dennis Experience sampling methodologies are set to revolutionise psychological science, as these techniques overcome some of the major limitations of laboratory experiments. This blog post explains how we utilised experience sampling techniques in a memory experiment investigating the Word Frequency Effect in recognition memory. The Word […]

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Understanding eyewitness memory

In 1984, Ronald Cotton was convicted for rape and burglary. He was sentenced to life + 50 years. In 1995, he was released having served over 10 years in prison, when DNA evidence demonstrated that Booby Poole was guilty of the crime (Ronald Cotton, n.d.). The Innocence Project estimates that between 2% and 5% of […]

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Plotting in Private

Below are a set of examples of plotting in Private. I will update this post later with more explanation, but in the meantime these should provide some insight into how to construct plots. Note the Private plotting functions are based on the seaborn plotting library. Acknowledgement: The plotting functionality and examples have been developed by […]

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