OpenSesame: An open-source, graphical experiment builder for the social sciences

Sebastiaan Mathot*, Daniel Schreij, Jan Theeuwes

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In the present article, we introduce OpenSesame, a graphical experiment builder for the social sciences. OpenSesame is free, open-source, and cross-platform. It features a comprehensive and intuitive graphical user interface and supports Python scripting for complex tasks. Additional functionality, such as support for eyetrackers, input devices, and video playback, is available through plug-ins. OpenSesame can be used in combination with existing software for creating experiments.

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)314-324
Aantal pagina's11
TijdschriftBehavior Research Methods
Nummer van het tijdschrift2
StatusPublished - jun.-2012
Extern gepubliceerdJa

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