The Stroop Effect in Psychology: Definition, Test & Experiment

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When did John Stroop first publish his findings on the Stroop Effect ?

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1. What branches of psychology is the Stroop Test a part of?

2. How many components were there to Stroop's original experiment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz your knowledge of the Stroop Effect in psychology with these multiple-choice questions. You'll be responsible for topics like the decade when John Stroop's findings were first published and the branches of psychology associated with this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas will be addressed on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Number of components to Stroop's original experiment
  • Neuroimaging techniques for studying parts of the brain during the Stroop Test
  • Term for a delay in the way our brains process colors and words

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the Stroop Effect, including the decade when Stroop first published his findings
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the Stroop Test and how it's connected to certain branches of psychology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the techniques used in neuroimaging for the studies on the brain during the Stroop Test

Additional Learning

Keep learning about the psychological concept in the accompanying lesson named The Stroop Effect in Psychology: Definition, Test & Experiment. Here are the main topics you'll be covering:

  • Career of John Ridley Stroop
  • Interference in how our brains process information
  • Modern use of the Stroop Test
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