Eliciting Think Aloud Protocols

How to ask for think alouds

Ensure the subject knows what their specific task is – e.g. solving 5 / 0.75, deciding what they will have for dinner, writing directions to the cathedral.

Ask them to say out loud whatever is going on in their mind. 
<> Warm up by reading aloud.
<> Generic prompt to "keep talking".
<> Who is the audience? Imagine you are "talking to yourself" with no one around.
<> Demonstrate it on some examples.

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