Memories of Pregnancy Announcement

The purpose of this study is to investigate how emotions impact memories. This study will look at the memories of the announcement of a pregnancy and what happened after. You will be asked to complete a questionnaire, and record your own experience with the learning of your or your partner’s pregnancy. This session will last approximately 30 minutes.

I consent to participation as a subject in the above named research project, conducted under the direction of the above named person. My consent is given of my own free choice without undue inducement and after reading the following statement.

There are some minor risks including the feeling of discomfort. We do not anticipate that you will directly benefit from your participation in this research. Your participation may, however, contribute towards our improved understanding and proficiency in impacts of memory in research.


Your participation in this project is entirely voluntary. You are free to decide not to participate in this study or to withdraw at any time without adverse effects. If you choose to participate, you may withdraw at any time by closing out of the online session. Upon your request to withdraw, all your previous answers will be destroyed.


Your responses to the personality questionnaire will be considered only in combination with those from other participants. The information obtained in the study may be published in scientific journals or presented at scientific meetings.


I understand that if I have any questions concerning this research, I can contact the Investigator stated below or the supervising faculty member at Butler University.


Investigator: Allison White,


Dr. John N Bohannon

There are 32 questions in this survey.
A note on privacy
This survey is anonymous.
The record kept of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you unless a specific question in the survey has asked for this. If you have responded to a survey that used an identifying token to allow you to access the survey, you can rest assured that the identifying token is not kept with your responses. It is managed in a separate database, and will only be updated to indicate that you have (or haven't) completed this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses in this survey.