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OS (e.g. Win10): Win10
PsychoPy version (e.g. 1.84.x): 2.4
Standard Standalone? (y/n) If not then what?: y
I have experienced some very bizarre behaviour from PsychoPy lately and really hope someone can help. We’re running a speech production experiment with audio recording (participant sees words on a screen that they have to read after some amount of preparation time marked by beeps). There are some beeps in the experiment which we use to align the audio recording and PsychoPy timestamps. For some participants, everything has worked exactly precisely, but for a number of participants, with the exact same experimental lists and experiment files, the time stamps from PsychoPy seem to be wrong (28 seconds behind between the start of the test phases), and the timings seem to drift (decreasing to 23 seconds off later in the experiment).
There are no obvious warnings or errors from PsychoPy that I can see, and nothing should have changed between these participants. Does anyone know what might be wrong? I’ve attached a zip file with the experiment files and the anonymised data from two participants with the very same stimuli list – including their logs. The timings and everything for S107 are perfect, but for S105 they’re off and drift inconsistently in the course of the experiment (meaning we really can’t use these results). I’d be really appreciative of any pointers or anything I should look for!
exp_3_prepared_enclitic.zip (647 KB)