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										CARD SORT TEST

SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Sabrina Goh
last updated:  01-06-2016 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Thanks to Sabrina Goh for creating this script!

BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This sample script shows how to implement a simple Wisconsin Card Sorting Test with Inquisit. 


											  *Task*
Participants are asked to sort cards into four different "categories". No instructions are
given in regard to the categorization rules.
The four different categories are
- one red triangle
- two green stars
- three yellow crosses
- four blue circles.
The cards to sort into these piles have similar designs and 
vary in color (4), shape (4), and number (4).


DATA FILE INFORMATION: 
The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'CardSortTest_raw*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

build:							Inquisit build
computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on
date, time, subject, group:		date and time script was run with the current subject/groupnumber 
blockcode, blocknum:			the name and number of the current block
trialcode, trialnum: 			the name and number of the currently recorded trial
									(Note: not all trials that are run might record data) 
stimulusitem:					the presented stimuli in order of trial presentation
response:						the participant's response
correct:						the correctness of the response
latency: 						the response latency (in ms)

(2) Summary data file: 'CardSortTest_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

script.startdate:				date script was run
script.starttime:				time script was started
script.subjectid:				subject id number
script.groupid:					group id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms)
computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on
/completed:						0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 1 = script was completed (all conditions run)


INSTRUCTIONS
can be edited under section EDITABLE INSTRUCTIONS

EDITABLE CODE:
check below for (relatively) easily editable parameters, stimuli, instructions etc. 
Keep in mind that you can use this script as a template and therefore always "mess" with the entire code to further customize your experiment.

The parameters you can change are:

/cstotaltrials: 								Maximum Number of trials (default = 128)
/cstotalblocks:  								Maximum Number each category is tested (default = 2)
/correctstreakthreshold:  						Number of consecutive correct responses before a rule change (default = 4)
/picsize:										size of cards determined by canvas height percentage (default:30%)

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