Experiment with eye-trackingΒΆ

Integration with Eyelink functionality makes programming experiments using eye-tracking simpler.

# Author: Eric Larson <larsoner@uw.edu>
# License: BSD (3-clause)

import numpy as np

from expyfun import ExperimentController, EyelinkController, visual
import expyfun.analyze as ea


with ExperimentController('testExp', full_screen=True, participant='foo',
                          session='001', output_dir=None, version='dev') as ec:
    el = EyelinkController(ec)
    ec.screen_prompt('Welcome to the experiment!\n\nFirst, we will '
                     'perform a screen calibration.\n\nPress a button '
                     'to continue.')
    el.calibrate()  # by default this starts recording EyeLink data
    ec.screen_prompt('Excellent! Now, follow the red circle around the edge '
                     'of the big white circle.\n\nPress a button to '

    # make some circles to be drawn
    radius = 7.5  # degrees
    targ_rad = 0.2  # degrees
    theta = np.linspace(np.pi / 2., 2.5 * np.pi, 200)
    x_pos, y_pos = radius * np.cos(theta), radius * np.sin(theta)
    big_circ = visual.Circle(ec, radius, (0, 0), units='deg',
                             fill_color=None, line_color='white',
    targ_circ = visual.Circle(ec, targ_rad, (x_pos[0], y_pos[0]),
                              units='deg', fill_color='red')
    fix_pos = (x_pos[0], y_pos[0])

    # start out by waiting for a 1 sec fixation at the start
    screenshot = ec.screenshot()
    ec.identify_trial(ec_id='Circle', ttl_id=[0], el_id=[0])
    ec.start_stimulus()  # automatically stamps to EL
    if not el.wait_for_fix(fix_pos, 1., max_wait=5., units='deg'):
        print('Initial fixation failed')
    for ii, (x, y) in enumerate(zip(x_pos[1:], y_pos[1:])):
        targ_circ.set_pos((x, y), units='deg')
        if not el.wait_for_fix([x, y], max_wait=5., units='deg'):
            print('Fixation {0} failed'.format(ii + 1))
    el.stop()  # stop recording to save the file
    ec.screen_prompt('All done!', max_wait=1.0)
    # eyelink auto-closes (el.close()) because it gets registered with EC


Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.000 seconds)

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