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Measuring reaction time and controlling the video display in experiments on an IBM PC

Hartley, L.R. and Arnold, P.K. (1989) Measuring reaction time and controlling the video display in experiments on an IBM PC. Current Psychology, 8 (1). pp. 46-48.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02686737
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Abstract

The problems of using the IBM PC XT/AT or their clones in experiments are recognized because of the slow, inadequate and awkward timing procedures of these microcomputers. Some specific solutions to these problems are described, including a compiled BASIC approach using real time procedures accurate to 1 millisecond (although resolution to 1 microsecond can be achieved) and synchronization of the video display with the program.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Psychology
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Copyright: © 1989 Springer.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/20457
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