This list of web links has been developed in connection with the Serendip Time to Think? exhibit, and is at best a sample of what is available on the web on this topic. Suggestions for additions to the list are very much welcomed. Please send them to Serendip.
- Mind and Body: René Descartes to William James - an illustrated essay by Robert Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College
- Classics in the History of Psychology - a wonderful resource, the full texts on-line of "historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines", and links to additional relevant on-line texts
- A Literature Review on Reaction Time - an excellent and straightforward summary, with references by Robert Kosinski, Clemson University
- Mental Olympics --- some discussion of the usefulness and limitations of the "reaction time" methodology, from a course on Cognition by Charles Schmidt, State University of New Jersey at Rutgers
- Museum of the History of Reaction Time Research, Montclair State University
- Reaction Time --- from Visual Expert: Perception, Attention, Memory, a discussion of reaction times in the context of driving and the law
- Sleep Impacts Reaction Time as Much as
Alcohol --- effects of sleep deprivation/alcohol on reaction times, Stanford University news release
Having fun with reaction times on-line
Non-computer based reaction time classroom activities
Classic reaction time papers available on-line
- James McKeen Cattell (1886) -- "The Time Taken Up by Cerebral Operations, Parts 1 and 2", Mind 11: 220-242
- James McKeen Cattell (1886) -- "The Time Taken Up by Cerebral Operations, Parts 1 and 2", Mind 11: 377-392
- James McKeen Cattell (1887) -- "The Time Taken Up by Cerebral Operations, Parts 1 and 2", Mind 11: 524-538
- James Mckeen Cattell (1888) -- "The Psychological Laboratory at Leipsic", Mind 13: 37-51.
- James Rowland Angell and Addison W. Moore (1896) --- James Rowland Angell and Addison W. Moore. "Studies from the Psychological Laboratory of the University of Chicago: 1. Reaction-Time: A Study in
Attention and Habit." Psychological Review 3, (1896): 245-258.
- James Rowland Angell (1903) -- James Rowland Angell. "The Relation of Structural and Functional Psychology to Philosophy", Decennial Publications of the University of Chicago First
Series, Vol. 3, (1903): 55-73.
Technical Issues Related to Using Computers to Measure Reaction Time
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