Online Speed Game Study - Memory experiments

university of york, Sleep, Language and memory lab

Responding quickly and learning from the world around us is an important part of human behaviour. This study aims to understand how quickly people learn and consolidate new memories when they are required to make very fast responses. In this project, you will be asked to do various response time task on two separate sessions - one week apart. Session 1 will take approximately 20 minutes and session 2 approximately 25 minutes.

Your Impact

This study looks at the learning and memory consolidation of tasks that require fast responses which is an essencial skill in our day to day lives. Given this, learning more about these processes may have practical implications for individuals with disordered processing of these types of memories.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

18 to 60 years old

Requires access to a computer

Study Tasks

response time tasks


This study has been given ethical approval by the Department of Psychology at the University of York


memory learning
response times

Activity and Time



Weekdays, Overnight, Weekends, Weeknights

20 minute(s) - 25 minute(s) per session

2 session(s)

Two sessions one week apart, the researcher will contact you with the details for second session.


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Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: May 14, 2020

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