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Why do you binge-watch TV shows? (Study)

Reedirect

Member
Oct 27, 2017
695
I'm currently conducting a study for my Master's thesis at the University of Amsterdam that aims to investigate social motivations individuals have for binge-watching TV shows and movies on streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+ etc. I'd be very grateful if you could fill out a short survey about your personal social motivations for binge-watching. You will be asked to indicate your current social well-being and attitudes towards binge-watching. The survey is also largely anonymous, you won't be giving out your name, email address or date of birth.

Also, every participant supports a good cause! At the end of the survey, you have the option to determine which NGO gets a one-time 50 Euro donation on my expense. This includes organizations such as UNICEF, Amnesty International, OutRight Action or 612 relief fund for legal support of Hong Kong protesters. You may alternatively suggest a different NGO.

You can find the survey here!

(This research recruitment has been approved by the mods to appear on Resetera. If you have any questions about recruiting for studies, you can send a message to Pau. If you have more questions about the research itself, you can send a message to me or reply here in the thread.)

Thanks to everyone who decides to participate. Every person counts!
 

Sadora

Member
Oct 29, 2017
178
Done.

In short, I binge watch only at the gym.
I only watch shows at the gym and that's three to four hours a couple of days a week.
 
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Reedirect

Member
Oct 27, 2017
695
I did the survey and since you're studying in Amsterdam, succes! (You understand Dutch right?)
Haha not that well, but I'm familiar with this. Thank you!

Will do the survey, but my answer is simple.
Time management and being hooked on a good show.
Absolutely, I agree myself. However, topics of time management and just actual enjoyment/fun of the content are quite well covered in academic literature and we're encouraged by the university to explore something that's been overlooked until now, where things like social motivations come into play.

I'll update the thread with results once the research concludes. Once again, thanks to everyone who completed the survey.