First of all, excuse me if this is a question with a primitive answer. I have been trying to solve it on my own but didn’t succeed. Hence I thought asking around the more experienced.
In my experiment, I am showing participants a very short movie. Actually, it is so short I am afraid they might not be fully immersed in perceiving it as it starts and ends very suddenly. Therefore, I would like to “show them the video as a static image” and only after that “play the video”. Imagine it as if pressing “start” on YouTube - before you do it, you see the very first frame of the video.
In other words, I don’t want the video to simply appear as a new part of the experiment and immediately play. I need to show them the video as a static image for a while.
Any help is appreciated! Thanks.