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Open-source software for analyzing Electrodermal activity

I have found a list of Python and Matlab packages. I'll summarize them over here. As soon as I have gone through the packages, I'll provide some additional details. Online edaExplorer: Also in Python....
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Where can I find online interactive versions of classic experiments in psychology for the purposes of teaching?

List presented alphabetically Cambridge Brain Sciences (cambridgebrainsciences.com) Several "brain-training" type experiments including span tasks, mental rotation, and paired associate memory. Some ...
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Pros and Cons of PsychoPy for designing psychological experiments?

I highly recommend PsychoPy over E-prime. Why? Keeping track of who has the e-prime dongle is annoying. Students learn it more easily (see data below). E-prime uses visual basic (boo) and PsychoPy ...
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Why is MATLAB so common in Neuroscience?

I think the major reason is inertia, in the sense that many labs use Matlab, so many Matlab toolboxes are available, so many labs train people in the use of Matlab... However, as a trained software ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

We just released a beta version of Tatool Web based on JavaScript and HTML 5 which allows for running web experiments in the browser and measuring reaction times. You can check it out on www.tatool-...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

This is in development within PsychoPy. Porting has begun on the Python lib underlying PsychoPy into a JavaScript lib (PsychoJS) and the Builder graphical interface can now generate the necessary html/...
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Why is MATLAB so common in Neuroscience?

I completely agree with most the factors you've identified, but before I suggest some additional points, I'd like to correct one of yours: file formats that can only be read in MATLAB Unless you'...
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In NEURON simulator, how can I save the values of a graph to a file?

Not intuitive, but to save the value of a curve plotted in a graph: Right click the graph window, and choose "Pick Vector" Click on the desired curve (it should change color i.e. to red) In the ...
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Is there evidence for “because it’s boring, it’s very easy to make errors”

Short answer There is scientific evidence that boredom can increase error rates. Background My gut feeling would tell me that boredom decreases vigilance, which then would increase the chance of ...
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Are there any open task sets available to assess workload using secondary task measures?

Since you mentioned the Stroop specifically, several versions of the Stroop task are available for Inquisit here. Randall Engle's lab also maintains a set of validated working memory tasks, which are ...
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What speech synthesis software is suitable for research?

You are looking for Mbrola! It's an open-source, text-based diphone synthesizer. While it doesn't allow you to control subtle information like formant frequency, it's perfect for controlling pitch and ...
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Is the SPAD-T textual analysis software still available?

After a little bit of googling, it seems that the original developer of SPAD-T, CISIA (dead link), is no longer in business, and the software appears to have become unavailable. I found the company ...
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What is the state of the art in computerised coding of Thematic Apperception Tests (TATs)?

The state of the art in computer-scored Thematic Apperception Tests (TAT) as of 2015 appears to be that computer-scored TATs do not exist. There does not appear to be any relevant results on Google ...
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Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data

To complement the answers, there's also Just Another Tool for Online Studies: JATOS (disclaimer: I'm one of the authors). It's an open source tool that focusses on the server side. It will provide: ...
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How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X?

It has been a while since the question was asked, but I am going to give my answer anyway. PsychoPy is really good and easy to use and is what I typically recommend people to use. However, I ...
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How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X?

It has been a while since I asked this question, but I've tried out PsychoPy as some people suggested in the comments, and so far I'm really digging it. If you want you can use only the GUI to create ...
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Platforms to make online experiments with counterbalancing

You could try www.gorilla.sc It's cloud based software specifically designed for running cognitive psychology experiments online without needing to code. It's not free, but it is affordable - £0.75 ...
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Are there any cognitive test (or test suites) available on the iPad?

We have developed an iPad cognitive test battery (CABPad) for use at bedside with stroke patients: www.cognisoft.info. It is used for research at two university hospitals in Copenhagen and a ...
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Are there any cognitive test (or test suites) available on the iPad?

There is a program called Paradigm that allows you to build millisecond-accurate neurocognitive experiments for iOS devices. The experiment builder is like E-Prime but easier to use. The app is ...
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Software for online psychological experiments that don't require users to download anything

Also, consider lab.js. It's Javascript-based, so no downloads. lab.js is a tool for constructing browser-based studies built for (but not limited to) the social and cognitive sciences. Studies can ...
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How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X?

As a further plug for PsychoPy (I'm the author so I'm a fraction biased) see also the independent data collected by Vic Ferreira and Brendan Tomoschuk (at UCSD, neither of whom I've met): http://lpl....
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What speech synthesis software is suitable for research?

Praat is free and has been cited in many publications. It's the de facto standard for creating phonetic stimuli.
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Participant / Subject Pool Management Solutions

here is an open source project: http://www.goeritz.net/panelware/ With a paper: http://www.goeritz.net/panelware/BRM4.pdf Might be a little outdated but still work ...
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Free online survey and diary software for conducting experience sampling studies

This is probably a bit old but there is a free iOS app called the PIEL Survey. It is in the App store. There is a web site which explains how to set up Experience Sampling surveys.
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In NEURON simulator, what is the command for "Init & Run" button?

Typing the following into the NEURON console will reset and run the simulation: run()
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Where can I find online interactive versions of classic experiments in psychology for the purposes of teaching?

Inquisit is a tool for running online psychological experiments. It has a huge task library. A quick look says that they have: 6 different stroop tasks. E.g., http://www.millisecond.com/download/...
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Do you know any good tutorial on designing EEG experiments with PsychoPy?

A collection of classic EEG experiments implemented in Python and Jupyter notebooks. Currently, all experiments are implemented for the Muse EEG device and using psychopy lib for stimulus ...
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Do you know any good tutorial on designing EEG experiments with PsychoPy?

You can buy the book in particular Chapter 18: Building an EEG study. There is also the PsychoPy forum with 50+ questions about EEG. You could also go to the lead developers OSF page and steal some ...
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Do you need to pay an extra $300 to be able to retrieve data from the Emotiv Epoc via the python-emotiv library?

For the non-eeg emotiv Epoc, the SDK only offers to retrieve the actions and their values detected from the device. But no raw data.
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