Research Study: A Study of Interrogation Rights

Researchers from the Psychology and Law Lab at Memorial University are recruiting youth (12-18 years old) from all across Canada to take part in a research study online about youth interrogation rights.

Who is being recruited?

Canadian youth between the ages of 12 to 18 years old are invited to take part in this study. Consent and permission from the parent(s)/guardian(s) of the youth is required before the youth can partake in the study.

What will the youth do in study?

The youth will be presented with content about legal rights and asked to answer a series of questions. Some typing into textboxes will be required for certain questions.

How long will it take?

The study is estimated to take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Are there any technical requirements?

The study has to be completed using a computer (i.e., Mobiles/iPads/Tablets are not compatible). It is strongly encouraged to use headphones during the study, but is not required.

What is the benefit of participating?

The youth will be entered into a draw for a chance to win one (1) of three (3) one-hundred dollar ($100) Amazon gift cards. A valid email address is required to be provided in order to be entered into the draw.

How does the youth participate?

Please follow the link below to read more information about this study and to participate. Also, please SHARE this research opportunity to other eligible youth or to parents/guardians of eligible youth in order to help spread the word about this study!

This study is part of the doctoral dissertation research being conducted by Christopher Lively, under the supervision of Dr. Brent Snook. If you have any questions about this research, please contact Mr. Lively ( or Dr. Snook ( by email. Thank you for considering this invitation to participate in our research.

The proposal for this research has been reviewed by the Interdisciplinary Committee on Ethics in Human Research and found to be in compliance with Memorial University’s ethics policy. If you have ethical concerns about the research, such as your rights as a participant, you may contact the Chairperson of the ICEHR at or by telephone at 709-864-2861.