In this task you will see letter strings and you need to decide whether or not each letter string is an English word. Each trial starts with a plus sign ‘+' followed by letter string in upper case. If you think the letter string is an English word, you have to press the ‘M’ key, and if you think the letter string is not an English word, you have to press the ‘Z’ key.
As soon as you have responded the plus sign appear again and the next trial starts.
Respond as quickly as possible but also try not to make any errors. The task will take about 5 minutes.
Press on the Start button to begin the task.
Word stimuli were selected from:
Monsell, S., Doyle, M. C., & Haggard, P. N. (1989). Effects of frequency on visual word recognition tasks: where are they. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 118(1), 43-71
Please note that this task runs locally in your web browser, data is stored locally and no data is transferred across the internet.