Behavior Research Methods

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 167–174 | Cite as

CAPAS 2.0: A computer tool for coding transcribed and digitally recorded verbal reports

  • Robert J CrutcherEmail author
Articles From the SCiP Conference


A new computer software tool for coding and analyzing verbal report data is described. Combining and extending the capabilities of earlier verbal report coding software tools, CAPAS 2.0 enables researchers to code two different types of verbal report data: (1) verbal reports already transcribed and stored in text files and (2) verbal reports in their original digitally recorded audio format. For both types of data, individual verbal report segments are presented in random order and coded independently of other segments in accordance with a localized encoding principle. Once all reports are coded, CAPAS 2.0 converts the coded reports to a formatted file suitable for analysis by statistical packages such as SPSS. R. J. Crutcher,


Audio Recording Verbal Report Computer Tool Audio File Verbal Protocol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of DaytonDayton

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