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You've Got Some Nerves!
Reaction time is the time it takes to process information, more specifically the time interval between a stimulus and reaction. In nature having a short reaction time will increase the animal's chances of survival. A person's reaction time can make he/she more inclined to certain activities such as sports or improve his or herability to react to indications of danger, such asa fire alarm. In this experiment reaction times will be examined across a group (age, gender, etc) using a web-based reaction test.
What factors influence anindividual's reaction time?
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