Essay On Stroop Interference

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The results from the graph clearly show that a traditional list had Stroop interference. On average, it took people 5.34 seconds longer to name the color of the words (traditional list) then it did for them to name the just the color blocks (control). Also, the modified list show signs of Stroop interference. It took people on average 7.85 seconds longer to identify the color on the modified list then it did to identify the control group. The results show that it too longer to identify the colors in modified group then the traditional group. This shows that there is more Stroop interference connected with the modified list because it took 2.51 seconds longer to make identifications then the traditional list. This proves my hypothesis that if the letter of the…show more content…
It took them longer to block out the reading process so they can name the color. From these results I can conclude that if the word has a similarity to the color, has an effect on the time it takes to identify the color. A notice a few factors that also had an effect on the amount of Stroop interference. The main a factor that I saw was if the shade of colors were very similar it really slowed the participant’s type down. This was clear on the modified list on items four, the word was brown and it was colored black. This item caused most of the speech errors and affected every one of the participants. This item had a strong effect on the people average time. Another, example for similarity in shade of ink and written word happened on item six on the modified list, the written word was purple but was colored in pink in. the pink is a slightly darker shade, this caused the same effect of item four . if the ink color being similar to the actual color of the word (ie. Black and brown), and when the word starts with the same letter it increases the amount of Stroop
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