The Psychophysics Toolbox

Spat Vis. 1997;10(4):433-6.


The Psychophysics Toolbox is a software package that supports visual psychophysics. Its routines provide an interface between a high-level interpreted language (MATLAB on the Macintosh) and the video display hardware. A set of example programs is included with the Toolbox distribution.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Computer Terminals*
  • Data Display*
  • Humans
  • Microcomputers
  • Psychophysics*
  • Research
  • Software*
  • User-Computer Interface*