Ridley Stroop's Effect On Identifying Colors

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In 1935 john Ridley Stroop did a study with the aim of trying to find if interfering word stimuli has an effect on identifying colors in a list. For example, if the word "green" is printed in red ink, the participants should respond with ‘Red. ' Stroop 's procedure begins with obtaining one hundred students. There were 29 male undergrads and 71 females. The student was seated at a table with daylight illuminating the room from the left. Natural lighting ensures that the printed colors aren 't distorted. Every participant was asked to read four sheets, two were colored squares. The other - a list of colors printed in an opposing color. Participants read a ten-word sample
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In this experiment, the evidence has provided clear results. Creating very strong understanding. The study demonstrates a cause and effect relationship. I a word stimulus interferes then the ability to identify a color is lessened. Participants were randomly allocated to erase bias for both the researcher and the student. Unfortunately, participants can 't be used more than once. This is so participants can 't guess the idea behind the study and it allows clear results which can be seen in the order effect. Yet again this means I required a large pool of participants which is hard to find in such a limited environment. This replicated study was rather successful. The data supported the claim and further explains the idea of brain 's ability to interfering component. I would redo this experiment. This is simply based on the conditions of the environment in which the test was conducted. Students that didn 't take part in the test were wondering the hallways. This could have led to a hindrance in patient 's ability to (quickly) identify. Also, the particular hallways I worked in didn 't provide an…show more content…
On the command "ready, go!" you will flip the paper over and identify the colors from left to right as fast as you can. Please correct your errors and continue. But keep in mind you are going to be timed. Any questions? (If so answer them if no continue) "Ready, go!" Experimental instructions:
In front of you is a list of words. When you hear the command, "ready, go" you will flip the paper over and identify the color presented in the word. You will do so in regular reading order. If you make an error, correct yourself and keep going. You will also time it to see how fast you can identify it all. Any questions? "Ready, go!" Introduction script: Today you will be taking part in a psychological experiment. This will test your ability to identify a list of words when interfering word stimuli is introduced. Please remain silent unless instructed. If you choose to participate please be aware that no harm will come to you. All information is confidential, but your individual data will be available upon request. You may withdraw from this study at any time. Please read and sign your consent form and wait to be

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