Zoo Task

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Zoo Task

The Zoo Task is a meta-cognitive problem-solving task by Patel et al (2021) designed for children. The task was originally designed as a paper and pencil task and was adapted to the computer by Millisecond Software.
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Duration: 8 minutes
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Last Updated
Jul 1, 2024, 2:28PM
Jul 1, 2024, 2:28PM


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Patel, J., Aldercotte, A., Tsapali, M., Serpell, Z. N., Parr, T., & Ellefson, M. R. (2021). The Zoo Task: A novel metacognitive problem-solving task developed with a sample of African American children from schools in high poverty communities. Psychological Assessment, 33(8), 795–802. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0001033