Our new Prolific Principles

Seven years after our launch, the time is ripe to reflect deeply on everything we've done, and everything we want to achieve. We're excited to launch our new Prolific principles, tenets we will actively live and work by to build a company we can all be truly proud of.…

Messaging on Prolific is getting an upgrade! 🙌

At Prolific, our mission is to connect people to help researchers get fast, reliable data for their research. A key part of this is to make it easy for you to communicate effectively and easily to resolve issues with studies, give feedback, or just say thanks! Many of you loved…

Bots and data quality on crowdsourcing platforms

Recently, researchers using Amazon Mechanical Turk to collect data for their studies found large numbers of bot-like responses in their data from workers with very similar geoIP co-ordinates. You can read more about this here, and in many other forums and mailing lists. Some have reported that the "bots" may…

Participant of the month: Jordan Maska

We are happy to announce our participant of the month for April, Jordan. She is one of the many participants powering research on Prolific. Last month, she got awarded a participant star by one of our researchers, which is simply a way to say thank you for especially thorough and…