Assignment: Stroop Effect Assignment
Visit the following website and follow the directions on screen to complete the Stroop Effect Exercise. Complete the practice exercise once, then the Stroop Effect exercise once. Record your times for each. Then complete the practice exercise again, and the Stroop Effect exercise again. Again, record your times for each.
Complete the worksheet on the next page and submit your completed worksheet below. Be sure to make clear connections to at least two terms, concepts, or research findings from your readings or other scholarly sources to support your responses. Include any references used on a separate reference page. References should be formatted in APA format both in-text and on your reference page. Please visit the APUS Writing Center or the Purdue OWL website for examples of APA formatted references.
Please reference the rubric on the last page of this document for guidance in how your finished work will be assessed by your instructor.
Assignment Title: STROOP EFFECT
______ Seconds to Complete Practice Trial 1
______ Seconds to Complete Stroop Trial 1
______ Seconds to Complete Practice Trial 2
______ Seconds to Complete Stroop Trial 2
Briefly (2-3 sentences) summarize the pattern in your results. Did you follow the expected pattern? If not, why do you think that is so?
Briefly (2-3 sentences) define, in your own words, the Stroop Effect:
Explain (3-4 sentences), in your own words the relevancy of the Stroop Effect to the understanding of sensation and perception. Provide one example in real life where the principles of the Stroop Effect may impact your processing speed/accuracy (3-4 sentences):