Experimaker at the Open Webinar Series on Psycholinguistics and Research Methods

On the 9th July, Toybox Labs co-founder Tamara Schembri gave a presentation on Experimaker at the Open Webinar Series on Psycholinguistics and Research Methods, hosted by Xenia Schmalz. In the presentation, we explained how to use Experimaker for online experiments, and a little bit about classroom use. We demonstrated Experimaker's key features, including: Ordering, input & layout options Using & editing experiment templates Automatic trial generation Testing & publishing your experiment Using Experimaker in the online classroom Future features For anyone who would like to view the event, a recording of the presentation has now been uploaded to the OSF. The slides, files and templates used are also available. So if you'd like to learn more about Experimaker, you can follow along and perform all of the demonstrated functions. Video: Slides: Files: Editor: During the presentation, we intended to demonstrate how researchers can modify any fixed [...]

By |2020-07-13T14:35:02+10:00July 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Experimaker open beta launch

We're excited to announce the launch of our open beta for Experimaker! It's available to try now, no signup required. We originally planned to launch a polished release version in December. But, at the moment, there is a lot of interest in online experiments. Many labs are planning to move their cognitive research online. So, we felt it would be a good idea to release an incomplete version earlier than planned. We're missing a number of important features, and some of the features in place are still quite unpolished. We hope you'll still find Experimaker useful, especially for classroom use, or planning purposes. Releasing so early on is also an opportunity. We want your feedback to improve the platform, and focus on the features that are important to you. Talk to us, and we'll listen. We plan to have a fast update schedule, with multiple updates being released per month. [...]

By |2020-07-07T16:26:32+10:00July 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Welcome to Experimaker!

We're excited to publish our new site in preparation for our 07/07/2020 open beta launch. We've added some content to give you an idea of what to expect when Experimaker launches. Here are some highlights! Experimaker Basics: Layout In this video, we demonstrate Experimaker's real-time editing abilities by looking at changes you can make to the experiment layout. We look at all the different ways you can arrange images and text on the screen, as well as scaling and alignment options. Create a Stroop Test from scratch in under 10 minutes In this video, we go step-by-step through the process to create a Stroop test from scratch. If you'd like to follow along to create your own version, all the files used in this guide can be found in the tutorial page for the Stroop test. Experimaker [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:08:07+10:00April 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments