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Complete three trials of the Stroop Test.
After completing this exercise, write down your impressions about your experience and respond to the following questions in your Journal:
Which of the three sets were most difficult for you to complete?
Why is it harder to name the color of a word that is another color (e.g. “red” written in black)?
How do competing attention signals like this interfere with your thinking in daily life?
What can be done to increase attention to prevent interference?