The McGurk Experiment

For this experiment you will need the Authorware web player plugin loaded on your computer (available for free from Macromedia) and a quicktime movie player. If you are interested in learning more abou the McGurk experiment and not running the experiment please go to the demonstration section, or for a more extensive theoretical discussion of the McGurk effect and its implications please refer to the link provided after the experiment in the Theory and Methods section.


For the following experiment please select either the basic or full version. The basic version is 15 trials and should take about a minute to run, the full version is 60 trials and will take closer to 15 minutes. If you have a slow connection speed then expect long delays for the videos to load. When you have finished the experiment, or if you wish to stop the experiment early then, quit the Authorware player program.