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I just had a couple of comments/questions about your options.
First, I just wanted to mention that the timeout attribute gets out of sync with the video if the block has preinstructions. Factoring in that people take different amounts of time to read, the video will get cut off early or get paused at the final frame depending on how long they stayed on the preinstructions and how many buffer milliseconds you added. A surveypage can serve essentially the same purpose, but I guess you would have to put the surveypage in a separate block so that it won't be covered by the bgstim video. Is there a feasible workaround for that, such as adding a kind of "trialduration" of the preinstructions to a calculated timeout?
Second, I have to say that concatenating method that you suggested for me on option #2 works just as I want it to--giving me the exact number of times the participant hit the spacebar, plus the timestamps of each press--but I only have one valid key press. When you have two possible reponses, is it possible to match each time stamp to the key press that went with it using the concatenate method? If not, then I would guess that option #1 is more preferable, since it's automatically recording that data.