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Memory error using MovieStim3


#1

Hi there!

I’m trying to make a pretty standard experiment in Psychopy which involves showing participants a series of 1-2 minute movie clips, followed by survey questions after every movie.

About 8 movies in, the experiment tends to crash due to a ‘memory error’. This is despite the fact that I’m deleting each movie object after playing it.

I’m running this on a Windows 7 computer with Psychopy v1.85.4 and Python 2.7 (32bit)

Any help in how to deal with this issue would be appreciated :slight_smile:

Thank you!


#2

Nevermind. I’ve worked it out!

It turns out MovieStim3 was not the culprit at all, but another part of my code (I was repeatedly creating rating scale objects in a loop, causing Python to increasingly eat up memory over the course of the experiment)