scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,254
Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to determine whether the position of the colored letter in Besner et als single-letter-coloured Stroop task affects the amount of interference observed in naming times The participants of this study was randomly gathered by 2nd year Psychology students at Monash University N 100 The participants were presented with a single stimulus on each paper and were told to ignore the letter string and to identify the either one of the three colours in a quickly and accurate manner The result under the whole word on colour name has the highest mean on Stroop interferences compared to the whole word on non-word control Due to some limitation in the methodology the effects of the Stroop interference on the different positioning of the colour letters to word and nonword colour would not be able to justify in this experiment Therefore more improved researches are needed to justify the Stroop effect Reading is a learned behaviours that are also widely argued to be automatic process that several researchers indicate that competent readers process the irrelevant word without consciousness or intent Besner Stolz Boutilers 1997 p 221 Several studies has looked into why it takes more time to name colours than to read colour name which lead to study of stroop task Stroop 1935 The stroop effect has been used to demonstrate the automaticity of recognition processes in particular word recognition where it has become a very useful tool for cognitive psychologist Stroop effect occurs when the name of the word interferers with the overt response to name the ink colour in which the word is written where it allows the investigation of the capacity of irrelevant stimuli to interrupt ongoing activity Sharma Mckenna 2001 According to Besner et al 1997 the standard Stroop effect is eliminated or at least reduced when only a single letter in the word is
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA