RatButton: A User-Friendly Touchscreen Presentation Software

  • Celia Andreu-SánchezEmail author
  • Miguel Ángel Martín-Pascual
  • Agnès Gruart
  • José María Delgado-García
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics book series (ICCN)


Psychological and neuroscientist research requires precise presentation of stimuli and their connections to cognitive responses. Here, we introduce RatButton, a software for touchscreen research written for iOS devices with a triple role: design, presentation, and monitoring of protocols. It can be used in human and animal experimentation. The main benefits from RatButton are that it has been designed for capacitive touchscreens, that no programming language is needed, and that no PC connection is required. RatButton is also available for easy and flexible VirtuBox environment.


Touchscreen Control software Stimulus presentation Psychometric Behavioral control Instrumentation Neurophysiology Cognitive science 



Many thanks to José Antonio Santos Naharro and to Cibertec Company team.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Celia Andreu-Sánchez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Miguel Ángel Martín-Pascual
    • 1
  • Agnès Gruart
    • 2
  • José María Delgado-García
    • 2
  1. 1.Neuro-Com Research GroupUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Division of NeurosciencePablo de Olavide UniversitySevilleSpain

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