Unformatted text preview: takes to name the colors. When going through the tasks of the ten slides with different colors on them. It took myself almost twice as long to correctly state the color of the word when the word itself did not match. Of the control condition(color patches) the average time took me roughly 4.96 seconds with a standard deviation of .95. for the experimental condition(words with incongruent colors) the average time it took me for each slide was 8.34 seconds with a standard deviation of 2.94. The hypothesis stating that it is easier to name the color of the patches than to name the color of the words supported the final experiments results for me. Because the experiment was so small and only tested myself it does not make the hypothesis completely correct. The experiment worked well and the independent variable affected the dependent variable...
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- Spring '11
- Anthony Ferreira, 4.96 seconds, 8.34 seconds