This Core Maths task introduces the Stroop Effect. Students are asked to design and conduct an experiment to test the effect.
Stroop Effect: Front Sheet
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student knowledge, suggested approaches and possible extensions.
Stroop Effect: presentation
This PowerPoint presentation introduces tests associated with the Stroop Effect that students can engage with.
Stroop Effect: word cards
The three student handouts, ‘Correct colour’, Different words’ and ‘Incorrect colour’, contain examples from which to form the basis of student designed experiments.
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- Stroop effect: front sheet (teachers' notes)
- Stroop effect (presentation)
- Word cards: correct colour (worksheet)
- Word cards: different words (worksheet)
- Word cards: incorrect colour (worksheet)