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									*RAPID VISUAL INFORMATION PROCESSING:* 
									Preferential Looking Demo with Eyetracker*
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Script Author: Sean Draine, Ph.D. (seandr@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: November, 2013
last updated:  11-05-2019 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 11-05-2019 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script demonstrates a preferential looking task using a Tobii to monitor and gaze points:

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TASK DESCRIPTION	
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Participants view side by side pictures of 2 animals side by side (either dogs, cats or mixed).
The trial ends if participants gaze falls one of the two pics.

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

(1) Generic Inquisit raw data file: 'kittensorpuppies_raw*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

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

computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
script.startdate:					date script was run
script.starttime:					time script was started
script.subjectid:					assigned subject id number
script.groupid:					assigned group id number
script.sessionid:					assigned session id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms); measured from onset to offset of script
script.completed:					0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 
								1 = script was completed (all conditions run)

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EXPERIMENTAL SET-UP 
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1 Block of 20 trials with dog-dog pairing (85%), cat-cat pairing (5%), cat-dog/dog-cat (10%)

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STIMULI
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see section Editable Stimuli

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INSTRUCTIONS 
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see section Editable Instructions

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EDITABLE CODE 
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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.