Do The Stroop

Grade Level: 5 - 12 Age Range: 10 - 19 Lesson Length: 1 class
Stroop test words list

The Stroop effect was first described in a 1935 article by American psychologist John Ridley Stroop who developed this task. At this station, students read read two lists of color words - the second of which shows the word printed in a color different from the one the word represents - and ask their peers to identify which of the lists was more challenging and why. Optional: Display Frames may be purchased at or you may call to order them at 1-800-572-2194


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