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DiViDu : An Open Source Solution for Dual Task Experiments with Integrated Divided Visual Field Paradigm

Nina Heck; Moritz Schubotz;
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  • Published: 06 Apr 2018
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
We here present DiViDu, a research software, which we developed for a dual task experiment with an integrated divided visual field paradigm. The dual task experiment consists of a lexical decision task with different semantic verb categories, and a complex tapping task with either the left or right hand. The software allows researchers the replication of our experiment, as well as the reconfiguration for further dual task experiments with alternative tapping tasks and stimuli (e.g., word classes, semantic classes, task languages) as well as adjusted experimental settings. Furthermore, with only slight modifications to the source code, researchers can implement v...
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free text keywords: neuropsychology, behavioural experiments, lateralisation, dual task paradigm, divided visual field paradigm, neuropsychology, behavioural experiments, lateralisation, dual task paradigm, divided visual field paradigm, Library and Information Sciences, Information Systems, Software, psychology, neuropsychology, neuropsychology; behavioural experiments; lateralisation; dual task paradigm; divided visual field paradigm, ddc:004, lcsh:Computer software, lcsh:QA76.75-76.765, .NET Framework, Source code, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Lexical decision task, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Verbal fluency test, Divided visual field paradigm, Natural language processing, computer.software_genre, computer, Software, Verb, Dual-task paradigm, Computer science

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