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NYUCCL
262 Stars 132 Forks MIT License 1.8K Commits 53 Opened issues

Description

An open platform for science on Amazon Mechanical Turk.

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Please visit psiturk.org for more information.

Psiturk Google Group

Versions

psiTurk v3 has been released! See the migration guide here.

psiTurk v3 does not support the psiturk ad server. If you still need the psiTurk ad server, use psiTurk v2.3.12, and remove all HTML comments from your

ad.html
file. Versions less than v2.3.12 will not be able to post HITs due to a change implemented by the psiturk ad server's hosting provider. You can upgrade to psiturk v2.3.12 by running
pip install --upgrade psiturk=2.3.12
.

Python versions

  • Psiturk v2 supports python 2 and python 3. Documentation for psiturk v2 is available here
  • Psiturk v3 is python 3 only. Documentation available here

Developing

Check out a clone of this repo, and install it into your local environment for testing (consider installing into a virtualenv):

git clone [email protected]:NYUCCL/psiTurk.git
pip install -e psiTurk

A test suite can be run using

pytest
from within the base directory of psiturk.

Citing

To credit psiTurk in your work, please cite both the original journal paper and a version of the Zenodo archive. The former provides a high level description of the package, and the latter points to a permanent record of all psiTurk versions (we encourage you to cite the specific version you used). Example citations (for psiTurk 2.3.7):

Zenodo Archive:

Eargle, David, Gureckis, Todd, Rich, Alexander S., McDonnell, John, & Martin, Jay B. (2020, January 6). psiTurk: An open platform for science on Amazon Mechanical Turk (Version v2.3.7). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3598652

Journal Paper:

Gureckis, T.M., Martin, J., McDonnell, J., Rich, A.S., Markant, D., Coenen, A., Halpern, D., Hamrick, J.B., Chan, P. (2016) psiTurk: An open-source framework for conducting replicable behavioral experiments online. Behavioral Research Methods, 48 (3), 829-842. DOI: http://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-015-0642-8

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