Research:Editing and Neurotypes

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Duration:  2020-April – ??
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This page is an incomplete draft of a research project.
Information is incomplete and is likely to change substantially before the project starts.


The Lead: Introduce and describe your project at a high level in one or two paragraphs. Will the output of this project provide tangible benefits for our community (in the form of data, software, Web services)? If the output of this project mainly consists of scholarly publications, what aspects of Wikimedia projects will they help to understand

Methods[edit]

Describe in this section the methods you'll be using to conduct your research. If the project involves recruiting Wikimedia/Wikipedia editors for a survey or interview, please describe the suggested recruitment method and the size of the sample. Please include links to consent forms, survey/interview questions and user-interface mock-ups.

This research will involve a survery taking place, advertised across many English-Speaking projects to assess the proportion of users who fall into non-neurotypical groups and how the community feels about their interactions. The project will also review what type of contributor users are.

Timeline[edit]

Please provide in this section a short timeline with the main milestones and deliverables (if any) for this project.

Policy, Ethics and Human Subjects Research[edit]

It's very important that researchers do not disrupt Wikipedians' work. Please add to this section any consideration relevant to ethical implications of your project or references to Wikimedia policies, if applicable. If your study has been approved by an ethical committee or an institutional review board (IRB), please quote the corresponding reference and date of approval.

The project will not collect any personal information on users and will not link the response to the account.

Results[edit]

Once your study completes, describe the results an their implications here. Don't forget to make status=complete above when you are done.

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