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Video tutorials

OpenSesame 3.1 step-by-step tutorial

The video below walks through the step-by-step tutorial.

Video 1. The step-by-step tutorial in video form.

OpenSesame 3.1 tutorial: Creating a visual-search experiment

Video 2. A shorter, slightly more advanced tutorial showing how to implement a visual-search experiment.

Tutorials for older versions of OpenSesame

OpenSesame 3.0 step-by-step tutorial

The video below walks through the step-by-step tutorial.

Video 3. The step-by-step tutorial in video form.

Creating a cat-faces experiment

The video below introduces the basic functionality of OpenSesame by providing a step-by-step walk-through for creating a 'cat-faces' experiment. In this experiment, the participant's task is to judge whether a (picture of a) cat is male or female. Quite tricky (the task, that is, creating the experiment is easy), but apparently people can do it after some training.

  • Duration: 43 minutes
  • OpenSesame version: 0.27.2
Video 4. Video tutorial by Chris Longmore.

Implementing counterbalancing

The video below shows how you can implement counterbalancing in OpenSesame.

  • Duration: 26 minutes
  • OpenSesame version: 0.27.2
Video 5. Video tutorial by Chris Longmore.

Creating an affordances/ orientation experiment

The video below shows how to create a typical 'affordances/ orientation effect;-type experiment in OpenSesame in slightly over 5 minutes.

  • Duration: 8 minutes
  • OpenSesame version: 0.23
Video 6. Creating an affordances/ orientation experiment.

Python tutorials

Using Python inline script in OpenSesame 3.0

Video 7. A screencast that the demonstrates the basics of using Python inline script in OpenSesame.

7 simple tricks to write better Python

Video 8. 7 simple tricks to write better Python.

7 more tricks to write better Python

Video 9. 7 more tricks to write better Python.

A simple explanation of function arguments and keywords

Video 10. A simple explanation of function arguments and keywords.

List slicing and list comprehensions

Video 11. Using lists effectively in Python.

Using lists effectively

Video 12. Using lists effectively in Python.

Different ways to use objects and attributes

Video 13. Different ways to use objects and attributes.