How to put a Break within one Routine

If this template helps then use it. If not then just delete and start from scratch.

OS (e.g. Win10): Yes
PsychoPy version (e.g. 1.84.x): v2022.1.2
Standard Standalone? (y/n) Yes If not then what?:
What are you trying to achieve?:
My experiment goes as follows: the participants get to see either one picture standing for itself with the request to remember it beneath it or two pictures side by side with a Yes/No Question. In total it’s 16 solo pictures and 16 paired ones. Those two types of pictures are alternating throughout. This would be one trial. After this I would like them to be presented once more, but with the position of one of the two pictures reversed, a new picture and new question so that my participants can’t just remember the question from the first run.

Between the two trials I would like to add a break, which the participants can end when they are ready to start the second run. How could I implement that without opening a new routine?

What did you try to make it work?: Not quite sure if I need coding here? I can just continue my excel sheet with the new compositions of pictures reversed but how do I implement the break which can be ended via keypress?

ZweiterDurchgang.xlsx (9.9 KB)

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What specifically went wrong when you tried that?:
Include pasted full error message if possible. “That didn’t work” is not enough information.

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Thats how my loops looks like. One routine is for the solely picture and the other one for the paired pictures.

Hello Joshua,

why don’t you want to add a routine for the break? I think it is the simplest way to implement the break. Add the break-routine just after your loop. Add a new loop reusing your routines, EinzelBild, DoppelBild with a new Excel-file containing the new composition of stimuli. Alternatively, you could have everything in one Excel-file and use the argument Selected rows to read only parts of the Excel-file.

Best wishes Jens

Thank you for your response, I found the solution in another thread, it worked perfectly fine :slight_smile: