Professional Dancers Wanted for Simple Computer Experiment!

In this study, we examine the recognition of emotions especially in dance.

We are looking for professional dancers (or dancers in training) as participants for a simple computerized experiment. As part of the study, you will be given three short, simple tasks on the computer. Only your personal experience matters, i.e., there are no "right" or "wrong" answers. 

During these tasks we will also record your heart rate. This procedure is completely safe and doesn't involve any discomfort.

The session takes about 2­–2.5 hours in total. We pay you an expense allowance of 7€ per half hour for your time, i.e., a total of 28–35 € for the whole session.

Participation Requirements:

  • Age 18–50
  • Professional dancers OR in training to become a professional dancer (former professional dancers also welcome): Dance styles: Ballet, Contemporary dance (modern, contemporary)
  • No hearing impairment
  • No known neurological diseases
  • Good knowledge of the German or English language
  • You have not participated in our other studies called "Creativity Booster


If you have any questions about the study or would like to register, please email

In your email, please include some information about your dance experience (years, training, and dance style).

We look forward to your participation!

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