CP_res1 - EXP 3604 COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY Research...

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Unformatted text preview: EXP 3604 COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY Research Assignment #1: Attentional focus and the Stroop Effect HYPOTHESIS: Shifting the focus of attention from the level of words to the level of individual letters can reduce or eliminate Stroop’s color-naming interference effect. CONDITIONS: (1) Conflict – constant position . Here, colored letters in conflicting color-name words are in a constant vertical position, as in this example: BRO W N O R ANGE GR E EN [etc] (2) Conflict – varied position. Here, colored letters in conflicting color-name words are in varied positions vertically, as in this example: Y E LLOW PUR P LE BL A CK [etc] (3) Nonconflict – varied position . Here, colored letters in noncolor-name words are in varied positions vertically, as in this example: P E BBLE AP P LE BL A NK [etc] MATERIALS: Create a list of twelve words , arranged vertically as above, for each condition. You choose the particular words and colors that you think will allow the best test of the hypothesis. You need choose the particular words and colors that you think will allow the best test of the hypothesis....
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