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Flanker Task - English

An implementation of the Flanker Task as developed by Eriksen & Eriksen (1974).

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Flanker Task

Eriksen, B. A., & Eriksen, C. W. (1974). Effects of noise letters upon identification of a target letter in a nonsearch task. Perception & Psychophysics, 16, 143-149.

Cagigas, X.E., Filoteo, J.V., Stricker, J.L., Rilling, L.M., & Friedrich, F.J. (2007). Flanker compatibility effects in patients with Parkinson’s disease: Impact of target onset delay and trial-by-trial stimulus variation, Brain and Cognition, 63, 247-259.

Salthouse, T.A. (2010). Is flanker-based inhibition related to age? Identifying specific influences of individual differences on neurocognitive variables. Brain and Cognition, 73,51-61.

White, C.N., Ratcliff, R., & Starns, J.J. (2011). Diffusion models of the flanker task: Discrete versus gradual attentional selection. Cognitive Psychology, 63, 210-238.

Johnstone, S.J. & Galletta, D. (2012). Event-rate effects in the flanker task: ERPs and task performance in children with and without AD/HD. International Journal of Psychophysiology,