USC study examining young adult media exposure and health behaviors

Join our study!

The Social Media Analytics (SOMA) Lab is inviting volunteers to complete a one-time survey for a research study on media exposure and health behaviors among young adults. Eligible participants will be compensated, at the end of the study. Study participation will be held ONLINE.

Why is this study being done?

This study is about the appealing features of music videos and how music videos may affect attitudes and behaviors among young adults.

Are you eligible?

  1. Young adults between 18 to 24 years of age 
  2. Fluent in English
  3. Current California Resident 

What will you do?

If you decide to participate, the survey will take about 40 minutes to complete and will ask about your habits and interests, including your use of social media sites, and your health behaviors. The survey will be administered online via Zoom and researchers will be online with you to answer any questions you may have. Your participation will end after you complete the survey and you will be compensated.

Is this paid?


How to participate:

If you would like to participate, please click the link below to complete the screening questionnaire to determine your eligibility. Research staff will contact you directly if you qualify and schedule a day for you to take the survey via Zoom.

If you have any questions regarding the study, please contact Allison Dormanesh at or 1(323)-442-0530.