Jefri - Jefri Vanegas Jason Ludington January 12, 2010...

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Jefri Vanegas Jason Ludington January 12, 2010 Method Participants Participants included 19 students (6 males and 13 females) between the ages of 18-30. They were undergraduates at the University of California, Los Angeles and fluent readers in the English language. Participation was a requirement for their research methods lab. Design Participants were randomly assigned to THE ORDERS OF their condition in this one- way within subjects experiment. The independent variable in this design is the type of words. The levels of the independent variable are incongruent words and neutral words. The dependent variable is the response time to say the COLORS OF THE words on the poster board, MEASURED ON A RATIO SCALE. Materials and Apparatus Two rooms labeled “I” and “N” contained the same stopwatch and instructions for the experimenter. “I” stands for incongruent, and “N” for neutral. Each participant was given a sheet of paper to record the response time in the incongruent condition and the neutral condition. There
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was tape on the floor of both rooms to mark the distance between the participant and a poster attached on a door containing the word list. The word lists were different in each room BUT THE CHARTS WERE OF IDENTICAL SIZE. In room “I” the poster displayed a list of names of colors printed in a different ink color than the word. In room “N” the poster displayed a list of
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