eLab Online Panel

The Smith eLab is looking for individuals like YOU to participate in our online research studies about consumer behavior, decision making and usage of information technology.

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The eLab Online Panel is diverse pool of participants who complete academic research surveys administered through the Smith eLab.

Registration is open to all U.S. residents with a valid email address who are over the age of 18.  Panelists are notified by email when new studies become available.  Participation in studies is completely voluntary and privacy protected.  For additional details and terms click here.


Panelists are eligible to earn points toward cash and gift prizes each time they participate in an eLab study.  Panelists are able to redeem their reward(s) after they have earned the required points.

Compensation for each experiment must be claimed within 60 days of notification and receipt of a participant payment receipt form (similar to a W-9) which we must provide to the State of Maryland's Comptroller Office in accordance with U.S. and state tax law. After 60 days, your prize is forfeited.

Why Join?

As a Panel member YOU will:

1. Help advance academic knowledge of consumer behavior.
2. Have the chance to influence how companies interact with consumers.
3. Be eligible to earn points toward cash and gift prizes each time you participate!