Cooperation with Artificial Intelligence During Navigation Study

Study Description:

Dr. Mehl's social psychology lab is looking for participants for a research study on how people cooperate with artificial intelligence when playing a navigation-based mobile game.


This study lasts 180 days.  It also involves wearing a Garmin smartwatch, which we provide, and which you are free to keep ($350 value) if you remain in the study for at least 45 days.

Participant Eligibility:

To participate in this study, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years old (or older)
  • Able to read and speak English
  • Have corrected to normal vision
  • Having an Android phone
  • Having our study apps on your personal phone
  • Willing to be paid using Venmo


 Involves monetary compensation based on participation (up to about $500).


For more information and to see if you are eligible, please email the Project Coordinator:

Ava Naffah 


This study is a collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Arizona. The IRB number is ARL 21-089. If you have any questions about the approvals and regulations for this study, please feel free to email the Primary Investigator, Dr. Evan Carter, or Professor Matthias Mehl.

Updated: 05/31/24