Sound Localization Data of 29 Participants in Bicycle Alarm Development Study collected in 2018 at the University of MInnesota



This data file represents de-identified raw data from a sound localization experiment with 29 participants. Participants heard an experimental sound (Sound A.wav) or a car horn sound (vehicle045.wav) and had to indicate which direction of the sound. Also included are the sound files used in the study.

The headings in the .csv data file represent: participant: participant number order: order of sound presentations trial: trial number SoundType: b (experimental sound) or c (car horn sound) Degreeloc: with 0 degrees as directly in front, this represents the degree at which the sound was presented, on a circle. -45 is front left, -90 is left, -135 is left rear, 135 is right rear, 90 is right, 45 is front right. Degreeresp_loc: this is the same metric as Degreeloc, but indicates the direction of the participant's response to where they thought the sound was coming from. SourceLocation: The direction of the sound written in directional terms (e.g., front, left rear, etc.) ResponseLocation: The direction of the participant's response to the sound direction, written in directional terms. ResponseError: The difference between the degree of location of the sound source, and the degree of the location of the participant's response. Corrected_ResponseError: This treats all differences reported in ResponseError as the minimum difference in degrees between sound source and response location, with a maximum possible difference of 180 degrees (i.e., opposite direction of sound and response). ResponseConfidence: participant's reported confidence in the accuracy of their response, on a scale of 0 to 100. Correct Response: Whether the participant correctly identified the location of the sound, with 0 being incorrect, and 1 being correct. Incorrect Response: Whether the participant incorrectly identified the location of the sound, with 0 being correct, and 1 being incorrect.

Funding information
Sponsorship: National Science Foundation (Grant/Award 1631133)
Date made available2020
PublisherData Repository for the University of Minnesota
Date of data productionJun 14 2018 - Aug 7 2018

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