Task.before_block(text=None, auto=1, wait=0.5, wait_stim=None)[source]

Show text before the block starts.

Will not show anything if there’s only one block.

  • text (str, default: None)

    Text to show. If None, defaults to showing block number.

  • wait (float, default: .5)

    How long to wait after the end of showing instructions, in seconds.

  • wait_stim (stimulus or a list of stimuli, default: None)

    During this waiting, which stimuli should be shown. Usually, it would be a fixation spot. If None, this fixation spot will be attempted to be drawn.

  • auto (float, default: 1)

    Duration of time-out of the instructions screen, in seconds.