Publications
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Here is just a small sample of our publications, flyers and posters which we hope will help you understand the issues involved in achieving millisecond timing accuracy in your experimental work.

Selected Publications
Plant, Richard R. & Quinlan, Philip T. (2013), Could millisecond timing errors in commonly used equipment be a cause of replication failure in some neuroscience studies?, Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, doi:10.3758/s13415-013-0166-6. To be published in a forthcoming special issue on replication in Neuroscience.

Plant, Richard R. & Turner, Garry (2009), Millisecond precision psychological research in a world of commodity computers: New hardware, new problems? Behavior Research Methods, 41, 598-614.

Plant, R. R. and Turner, G. (2004), Self-validating presentation and response timing in cognitive paradigms: How and why?, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 36(2), 291-303.

Plant, R. R., Hammond, N. V. and Whitehouse T. (2003), How choice of mouse may affect response timing in psychological studies, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 35(2), 276-284.

Plant, R. R. and Hammond, N. V. (2002). Towards an Experimental Timing Standards Lab: Benchmarking precision in the real world, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 34(2), 218-226.


Selected Conference Presentations

Plant, R. R. (2011), DMTPsych: Postgraduate training for research data management in the psychological sciences, DCC Roadshow, University of Sheffield, 1 – 3 March 2011

Plant, R. R. (2010), Presentation at JISC programme launch on DMTpsych project, JISC Managing Research Data (JISCMRD) Programme Stage Two Launch Workshop, London, 22 October 2010.

Plant, R. R., Craig, N. and Trapp A. (2010), What can psychologypracticals.com offer the average lecturer?, The fifth biennial Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, 30 June – 2 July 2010.

Plant, R. R. and Craig, N. (2008), What can psychologypracticals.com offer the average lecturer?, Society for Computers in Psychology (SCiP) conference, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, November 13, 2008.

Plant, R. R. (2007), Accuracy and precision: Is there a difference, and if there is, why is it important?, Gemeinsame Symposium der DGVP und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verkehrsmedizin e.V. (DGVM) stattgefunden, 18-19 October 2007, Dresden, Germany.

Plant, R. R. and Turner, G. (2007), Millisecond precision psychological research in a world of commodity computers: New hardware, new problems? Invited symposium at the Society for Computers in Psychology (SCiP) conference, November 15, 2007, Long Beach, California, USA.

Plant, R. R., Turner, G. and Trapp, A. (2006), Timing errors in computer-based paradigms, Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, 26-29 March 2006, Mainz, Germany.

Plant, R. R., Turner, G. and Trapp, A. (2006), Timing errors in computer-based paradigms, BPS Cognitive Psychology Section, Lancaster University, 6-8 September, 2006.

Plant, R. R. and Turner, G. (2006), Should psychologists apply more rigor to their computer-based research methods teaching?, PLAT2004: The third biennial Psychology Learning and Teaching conference, 27 - 29 June, 2006, York St John University College, York, UK.

Plant, R. R., Trapp, A. and Hammond, N. V. (2005), Raising the Bar for Computer-Based Research Methods, 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, November 10-November 13, 2005.

Plant, R. R., Hammond, N. V. and Turner, G. (2005), In the nick of time, Experimental Psychology Society meeting, Department of Psychology, University College, London on 6/7 January, 2005.

Plant, R. R. and Hammond, N. V. (2004), Conference workshop on using experiment generators in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, PLAT2004: Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, 5th-7th April 2004, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

Plant R.R., Hammond N.V. and Turner G. (2003), The perils of using panels and projectors in cognitive research, The Society for Computers in Psychology 2003, Vancouver, BC, 06/10/2003. Download

Plant R.R., Hammond N.V. and Turner G. (2003), Self-Validating Presentation and Response Timing in Cognitive Paradigms, 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC, 06-09/10/2003. Download

Plant R.R., Hammond N.V. and Turner G. (2003), The Perils of Using Panels and Projectors in Cognitive Research, 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC, 06-09/10/2003. Download

Plant, R. R., Hammond, N. V. and Whitehouse T. (2002c), Towards an experimental timing standard laboratory, Proceedings of Measuring Behaviour 2002: 4th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioural Research, 27th – 30 August 2002, Amstrerdam, The Netherlands, ISBN 90-74821-43-X.

Plant, R. R., Quinlan P., Hammond, N. V. and Whitehouse T. (2002), Benchmarking precision in the real world, Proceedings of Measuring Behaviour 2002: 4th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioural Research, 27th – 30 August 2002, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN 90-74821-43-X.

Plant, R. R., Hammond, N. V. and Whitehouse T. (2002a), How choice of mouse may effect response timing in psychological studies, Presentation at Society for Computers in Psychology Annual Meeting, (November 21), Kansas City, Missouri.

Plant, R. R., Hammond, N. V. and Whitehouse T. (2002b), Benchmarking the accuracy of commonly used experiment generators, Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society (43rd Annual Meeting)

Plant, R. R. and Hammond, N. V. (2002), Absolute accuracy in studies of human performance: a trade-off between timing and ease of use., Psychology Learning And Teaching conference, 18th -20th March 2002, University of York

Plant, R. R. and Hammond, N. V. (2001a). Towards an Experimental Timing Standards Laboratory. Presentation at Society for Computers in Psychology Annual Meeting, (November 15), Orlando Florida.

Plant, R. R. and Hammond, N. V. (2001b). Benchmarking the timing characteristics of tools used by behavioural scientists. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society (42nd Annual Meeting), 6, 109.