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RatButton: A User-Friendly Touchscreen Presentation Software

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Notes

Acknowledgments

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

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Celia Andreu-Sánchez
    • 1
  • 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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