I apologise for the lack of articles on the blog the last few months. I have been accepted for a PhD in Oslo, so a lot of time has been spent moving and preparing. I hope to rectify my inactivity by putting some more posts on the blog this year!
In the meantime, here is a photo from the BPS Conference in Nottingham, September 5th 2014. At this conference I had one poster and one oral talk, both where on gender effects on the Stroop test.
You can view a pdf of the talk HERE, although obviously its content was elaborated with commentary which is not included.
“Blue, brown, red, gr-white, blue, white, eh…red!”
Colour naming like the above is what I listened to for weeks during the testing phase of my dissertation experiments. I calculated that I heard at least 68.000 colour words being spoken during testing. Such is the fate of the Stroop experimenter. In this article I will outline some of the key findings of my dissertation, which included a Stroop colour-word test. Currently the dissertation is being rewritten into at least two publications, and therefore details surrounding the paper will be revealed later. Continue reading →