Brown Peterson

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Screen shot of PEBL's Brown Peterson task.

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[edit] About

An implementation of the Brown-Peterson task, as done by Peterson & Peterson, 1959.

[edit] Notes

This task is located in battery/brownpeterson/brownpeterson.pbl

[edit] Options

  ##Instrumentatino variables:
  reps <- 8 ## real test used 8
  delays <- [3,6,9,12,15,18]  ##delays in seconds of P&P 1959
  # delays <- [3,6,18]  ##delays in seconds; shortened
  numtrials <- Length(delays)*reps

[edit] Data Output

Data are saved to the file -X.csv in the data folder

The colmuns are:

   SubNum+","+i+","+
              Nth(cccs,i)+","+
                Nth(stimNumbers,i)+","+

Nth(delayStim,i)+","+

                First(out)+","+

Second(out)+","+ Third(out))

[edit] References

Peterson, L., & Peterson, M. J. (1959). Short-term retention of individual verbal items. Journal of experimental psychology, 58(3), 193-198.

[edit] See Also

PEBL Test Battery

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