Bosnia and Herzegovina Map on Also called Stroop test. [John Ridley Stroop (1897-1973), U.S. psychologist Stroop effect the finding that the time it takes a participant to name the color of ink in which a word is printed is longer for words that denote incongruent color names than for neutral words or for words that denote a congruent color. For example, if the word blue is written in red ink (incongruent), participants take longer to say red than if the word glue is written in red ink (neutral) or if the word red is written in red ink (congruent). See stroop color-WORD INTERFERENCE TEST. [John Stroop structural equation modeling (SEM) a statistical modeling technique that includes latent variables as causal elements. Bosnia and Herzegovina Map 2016.