Neuroscience For Kids – stroop effect

Posted: September 13, 2015 in Cognitive Science and Education Research, Reading and Literacy
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The famous “Stroop Effect” is named after J. Ridley Stroop who discovered this strange phenomenon in the 1930s. Here is your job: name the colors of the following words. Do NOT read the words…rather, say the color of the words. For example, if the word “BLUE” is printed in a red color, you should say “RED”. Say the colors as fast as you can. It is not as easy as you might think!

Source: Neuroscience For Kids – stroop effect

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