The perception lab consists of 2 areas each containing 4 isolation booths and a control desk.
Each booth contains a chair and a built in desk. The computers in each booth are Apple Mac Minis with the following hardware :
- Focusrite Safire LE external firewire sound cards
- Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones
- DPA 4066 omnidirectional headband microphones
The machines are configured to dual-Boot OS X and Windows and run the following software for presenting experiments:
- E-Run (E-Prime runtime environment, Windows only)
- Psyscope (OS X only)
- Web browsers (Safari, Internet explorer, Firefox, Chrome)
- DMDX (Windows only)
Each booth is additionally equipped with:
Identical computers are located on each control desk additionally equipped with E-Prime development licenses.
- E-Prime button box
- Dual Action Gamepad