Cognitive Psychology (Psy 164-01)
Donders’ main reason for doing his choice reaction time experiment was to study
c. decision making
Reaction time refers to the time between the ________ of a stimulus and a person’s response to
b. mental awareness
The first experiments in cognitive psychology were based on the idea that mental responses can
a. measured directly
b. inferred from the participants' behavior
c. measured by comparing the presentation of the stimulus and the participant’s response.
d. measured by comparing responses among different participants.
Which of the following methods was NOT used in the psychology laboratory established by