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Automatic task time estimations

Study designers will notice some uneditable text on the task intro page as they design their study:

“Based on 250 others, this task should take 30 minutes,”

This is automatically generated text that, as you preview, and live participants engage, will calculate the average length other participants have taken to complete the task. This helps the next participants identify the actual effort of the task based on real past data. At ProofPilot, we consider this good customer service. In fact, the Office of Management and Budgets, for US Government-sponsored surveys requires a level of effort to be communicated. This often requires lots of testing to get a realistic time estimate. ProofPilot calculates it automatically.