Many scholars have published studies in various academic journals using a wide cross-section of cognitive tasks and experiments to empirically demonstrate that online participant pools returns similar data patterns to traditional offline methods. In general, simple tasks return results that are at par or better than offline participant pools, while highly complex tasks return results that yield a slightly lower probability of error.
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