Simon TaskFREE for use with an Inquisit Lab or Inquisit Web license.
Available Test Forms
A variation of the Simon Task using keyboard responding as developed by Davidson et al (2006) measuring working memory and inhibition.
Dots Task (Mouse/Touch Input)
A variation of the Simon Task optimized for mouse/touch responding as developed by Davidson et al (2006) measuring working memory and inhibition.
Visual Simon Task
The Simon task adapted from Bialystok et al (2004).
Visual Simon Task (Mouse/Touch Input)
A short Simon task using mouse or touch input adapted from Bialystok et al (2004).
Hearts and Flowers Task
A child-friendly version of the Simon Task as developed by Davidson et al (2006).
Hearts and Flowers Task (Mouse/Touch Input)
A child-friendly version of the Simon Task s developed by Davidson et al (2006) that is optimized for mouse (or touchscreen).
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