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Help write-Lab #6, Stimulus Control: Attention

Help write-Lab #6, Stimulus Control: Attention

Lab #6             Stimulus Control: Attention

Cover page                       


 Introduces concept threads.

Please note the experiment is based on a methodology of identifying configural cues, elements, and stimulus and contextual dimensions.  By then, presenting specific stimuli with single or multiple elements we are able to infer attention.  A reference that uses this methodology will be a good tread to weave the last lab report.






*There were (15) stimuli in the pretest and 17 in the post test due to the addition of the SD and the S Δ in the second elements test.


Relevant data to be highlighted is based on concept threads and discussion.

  1. Responding during the first elements test


Color (wavelength)


Responding during the discrimination training.

Rate between and within multiple schedules of SD and SΔ


  1. Responding during the second (post-training) elements test


Color (wavelength)





Excitation & Inhibition


Color (wavelength)


Other, dimensions, elements, e.g. brightness or Gestalt


Threads woven together.




Figure Captions



Format F Procedure D Results C Data concepts B

Treads that weaves report together B A. Whole report in APA format.





Work type: Research proposal
Academic level: College (3-4 years: Junior, Senior)
Subject or discipline: Physics
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Paper format: APA
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Paper details:
I don’t need Cover sheet & Presentation Style that is mentioned in “LABORATORY LAB REPORT FORMAT AND GRADING GUIDELINES” for this order. Thank you.

1. Cover Sheet & Presentation Style (10 pts) Title of the experiment, not just the experiment number. The title should also appear on your data sheet. Your name and your lab partner(s) name.  It should be apparent who the author is and who the lab partner(s) is/are.  The same names should appear on your data sheet. Presentation is neat and legible, use of professional writing style, correct grammar and spelling.
2. Abstract (10 pts) 2-4 sentences. What is the reason for doing the lab?  What is determined or tested? Write a concise statement of the principle result that is described in this report. This should include what you were trying to measure (or do) and  whether your measurement (or tinkering) managed to agree with the expectations.
3. Introduction  (15 pts) 1-2 paragraphs. Start with the   statement of the experiment objective:   what main principle(s) of physics you were attempting to test/verify with this experiment. Include equations and other principle things the reader would need to know in order to understand the experiment. Keep it short!
4. Experimental procedure (10 pts) (a) Step by step record of procedure followed. Not a recap of the manual: what the team actually did.
(b) What equipment was used.You needn’t describe calculations.  Your procedure should be written in complete sentences and in the past tense. Do not include relatively trivial things like turning on a switch. On the other hand, you should include descriptions of how you determine things that are necessary to the anticipated results. This should be very short as well. Mention the particular pitfalls in data taking that you discovered and managed to maneuver around. You may need to recreate the experiment diagram or draw the apparatus in order to refer to it later during discussion. 5. Raw data (10 pts) Present the raw data you took here. It is important to note that “raw data” are the exact measurements that you took. Each item should be clearly labeled with a written description (ex: The mass of the metal cylinder) and units. This may be your data sheet if it is well written (clear). Don’t divide/multiply or add/subtract something off in your head before writing any numbers down – write whatever is on the measuring device and then perform analysis. This is important in order to find mistakes (yes, they happen!) later on. Data   should be easy to follow, in tabular form. Poor data recording skills lead to poor writeups.   6. Calculations (15 pts) (a) Always show a sample calculation for each type of calculation. Include the original formula used.  Show the substitution of the data into the formula, including units. Give the calculated value with the proper number of significant figures (regardless of what the lab manual says), units, and a written description.
(b) Graphs:  All graphs must be done on 8.5″-11″ graph paper. All graphs should have a written title which is specific, labeled axis (with units) and an appropriate scale. The scale should be chosen so that the data graphed fills at least ½ of the page horizontally and vertically so that plotting accuracy is increased. As a result of the above criteria, only one graph may be done on each sheet. Include smooth best fit lines (or trend lines, as it’s called in Excel) through experimental data points, and slope calculations. Each graph should convey a complete message and be fully understandable without referring to any other section in the report. When calculating a slope of a line on a graph, make sure to choose grid points that are at the front and end of the line, respectively, in order to have a large difference in x and y values. Draw a triangle or otherwise connect the two points. Label ∆x and ∆y, and calculate the slope right there on the graph. If you use a spreadsheet program (e.g. Excel) to plot your data and fit a line use Scatter Graph option and be sure that the equation for the fitting line is displayed on the graph as well as the line itself.

(c) Questions: Questions asked in the calculation section of each lab should be answered with complete sentences and followed by (Answer to Q1).  7. Results (10 pts) This section should be a concise, tabulated summary of your results. This is a very important section of the lab! It is here that it becomes clear whether your data agree with the accepted value(s) or are self-consistent. Calculate final experimental results, standard or accepted values, if they exist, and percent errors and/or percent differences. As a rule of thumb, ±3% error is considered reasonable for experimental results. However, don’t always expect to get accuracy this good. In some experiments an 80% error might be reasonable because of component tolerances. The nature of the experiment has a bearing on the expected accuracy.
8. Discussion/Conclusion  (15 pts) This section should not be a rehash of your results. (a) Begin with a statement of the lab’s objectives.   (b) Discuss how your results demonstrate basic principles of physics.  For each result, make certain your words agree with the graphics.  A clear, concise statement of each experimental result and associated uncertainties, percent differences should be included for comparative results. Conclude whether your data agree with the accepted value(s). (c) Identify and discuss random and systematic error/ accuracy and precision. (d) Identify and discuss each source of error. Discuss propagation of error through numerical propagation, show calculations. Personal observations, suggestions, and any other comments you feel are pertinent. (Hint: In discussing errors, think carefully about the limits of the measuring apparatus.)
All reports will be turned in at the beginning of the next lab. (a) 5 points/ 30 minute period will be deducted for reports turned in after the start of the lab period. For a maximum of 20 points by the end of the 2 hours. These points are subtracted from the overall lab report score.
(b) An additional 10 points will be deducted for each day the report is late.

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