Can I prescreen participants? Which demographic filters do you offer?

On Prolific, you have the option to enter prescreening criteria to filter the participants you need. 

Explore the full list of our participant demographics here!

Here are a few examples of the demographic criteria you can currently filter by:

  • Sex
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Country of Birth
  • Current country of residence
  • Within the United States: Current US state of residence and US state of birth
  • First Language
  • Ethnicity
  • Employment status & domain
  • Student status & field of study
  • Parents' education level
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious affiliation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Handedness
  • Marital status
  • Socioeconomic statues
  • NEW: Computer Programming Skills (e.g., JavaScript, C++, R language)
  • NEW: Participants' approval rate (how well did participants do in past studies?)

To play around with our prescreening feature and see how many participants qualify for each criterion, simply sign in, go to your Dashboard, click on "Create new study" and go to step 3 "Prescreening". 

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