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Text input experiment interpretation


#1

I am designing an experiment in Psychopy 1.9.3 on Windows 10 which allows for text input. I used the prepared script by jacanterbury / PsychoPy-snippets . It all works perfectly fine.
My problem is that the reaction time for the responses is measured letter by letter instead of being measured as a single reaction time for the whole word. The task of the participants is to complete sentences like I entirely … (I entirely agree). The reaction time for agree has the following output:
'[‘a’, ‘g’, ‘r’, ‘e’, ‘e’, ‘return’] [1.8889136424986646, 2.120522313285619, 2.888681803800864, 3.1206617787247524, 3.286471728963079, 3.535615616274299].
Is it possible to change this into a single reaction time somehow?
I have uploaded the experiment and the stimuli as well.

Thank you for your help in advance.


#2

textInputTest.psyexp (15.3 KB)
textInputTest.xlsx (8.5 KB)
Here are the files.


#3

Please just post the actual code used to handle the keypresses so we can read it without having to dig through attachments (i.e. put the code in the body of your message).

The probability of getting an answer goes up as the effort required goes down :wink: