11 - Random assignment of participant to the order of...

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Psych 100B Lab 06:15 Participants Number of participants Number of Males and Females (6 males, 13 females) Motivation Fluent reader in English Age of the Participants (18-30) Design One-way within Subject Experiment IV: type of words o Incongruent o Neutral DV: response time Materials and Apparatus Stop watch (same in both rooms) Tape on the ground Incongruent room “I” Natural room “N” Board Specs o Same size in both rooms o Color of the names o Control: 1 st  letters, Font, Letter length, syllables, and Captions, 20 words,  word order, color pattern.  o 2 columns, 10 words each o Block randomization- Five nouns were repeated 4 times, once in each  quadrant. The order of the five words were different. The five colors are  repeated in each quadrant and are different in each quadrant. Never a  match between the color and the noun of the color Procedure
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Unformatted text preview: Random assignment of participant to the order of condition • One condition might affect how you perform the second condition (counterbalance) • Distance (be able to clearly read the Board) • Same instructions for both conditions • Started experiment after the instructions were read to the participants • Participants were asked to read the color but not the name of the word aloud from the top left downward. You will be timed. Make a mistake and correct yourself . They were asked to repeat the instructions in their own words. • After the experiment the participant became the experimenter, as each participant finished • Amount of time between conditions15min • Participants completed both conditions • The participants recorded their own time • The participants were debriefed later • 06:15 06:15...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 100B taught by Professor Firstenberg,i. during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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