Factors that affects reaction time required practical

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Factors that affect human reaction time

Stimulus is a change in the environment

Time taken to respond to the stimulus is called reaction time

Sit down at with your arm outstretched and get a partner to hold a ruler above your hand 

0cm on the ruler should be facing downwards and get your partner to drop it

You should catch the ruler and record what cm the top of your thumb was and what attempt it was in a table  

Variables: music playing in the background, caffeine and practice

Reaction time should decrease with practice

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