Understand Registration Forms

When you create a new registration, a window will appear from which you can choose a registration form. In this window, you can hover over the i icons to learn more about each registration form.

Select the registration form relevant to your project

Each registration form includes its own draft questions. While Open-Ended Registration is the most broad and applicable to general uploads, you can read definitions of the registration forms below.

Form definitions

Learn more about each registration by viewing and filling out the templates of registration forms.

Prereg Challenge: This form is for those entering the Center for Open Science's Preregistration Challenge. You will be asked a series of questions to ensure that your sampling, design, and analysis plans are solidified prior to beginning your study. Publications that preregister with this form may be eligible for a $1,000 prize.

Open-Ended Registration: You will be asked to provide a narrative summary of what is contained in your project. There is no minimum character length. Note that this form is not a valid submission for the Preregistration Prize.

AsPredicted Registration: This form is a straightforward preregistration form in which you will be asked eight questions based on procedures from AsPredicted.org. Note that the AsPredicted Registration form is not a valid submission for the Preregistration Prize.

OSF-Standard Pre-Data Collection Registration: You will be asked if data collection is underway and if you have looked at your data already. You will be provided an opportunity to post other comments about your project. This form is not a valid submission for the Preregistration Prize.

Replication Recipe (Brandt et al., 2013): Preregistration: This form is intended for use when conducting a replication. You will be asked a series of questions about the study you intend to replicate. Note that this form is not a valid submission for the Preregistration Prize.

Replication Recipe (Brandt et al., 2013): Post-Completion: This form is intended for use upon completion of a replication study, as outlined by Brandt et al., "The Replication Recipe: What Makes for a Convincing Replication?" You will be asked to answer a series of questions about the outcomes of your replication and how they compare to the originial study.

Preregistration in Social Psychology (van't Veer & Giner-Sorolla, 2016): Preregistration: This form is intended for use when conducting a preregistration. You will be asked to fill out the elements for a preregistration as described in: van't Veer & Griner-Sorolla (2016). Note that this form is not a valid submission for the Preregistration Prize.