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SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 07-26-2017
last updated:  08-14-2017 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright ©  08-14-2017 Millisecond Software

8/14/2017 (KB)
- distributed questions across 5 surveypages
- corrected punctuation

BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This script implements a computerized version of the ATQ (Effort Control Scale).

Evans, D.E., & Rothbart, M.K. (2007). Development of a model for adult temperament. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 868-888.


											  *Task*
19 8-point Likert Scale questions



DATA FILE INFORMATION: 
The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'ATQ.iqdat'

date, time, group, subject:		date and time script was run with the current group/subjectnumber 
build:							the Inquisit build 

q*_response:					response given (in assigned values)
									Note: ATQ2,5,8,29,40,50,53,60,63,72 => reversed scored questions
									Note: in this script, "NA" responses are coded with 0 (so that NA-answers do not affect ACV, ATT, INH scores)
q*_latency:						how much time (in ms) the participant spent on the surveypage with this particular question (the last time this particular surveypage was visited)


(2) Summary data file: 'ATQ_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per participant)

script.startdate:				date script was run
script.starttime:				time script was started
script.subjectid:				subject id number
script.groupid:					group id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms)
computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on
/completed:						0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 1 = script was completed (all conditions run)

Scale Scores: 
/acv = mean (ATQ2r, ATQ8r, ATQ15, ATQ27, ATQ47, ATQ55, ATQ72r).
/count_ACV:	number of responses other than "NA" responses of ACV items
/att = mean (ATQ5r, ATQ29r, ATQ35, ATQ40r, ATQ50r).
/count_ATT:	number of responses other than "NA" responses of ATT items
/inh = mean (ATQ11, ATQ26, ATQ43, ATQ53r, ATQ60r, ATQ63r, ATQ76).
/count_INH:	number of responses other than "NA" responses of INH items

Factor Scores:
COMPUTE EFFORTFULCONTROL = mean (ATQ2r, ATQ8r, ATQ15, ATQ27, ATQ47, ATQ55, ATQ72r, 
ATQ5r, ATQ29r, ATQ35, ATQ40r, ATQ50r, 
ATQ11, ATQ26, ATQ43, ATQ53r, ATQ60r, ATQ63r, ATQ76).
/count_all: number of responses other than "NA" responses



QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP
19 8-point Likert Scale

Scale:
1 'Extremely Untrue' 2 'Quite Untrue' 3 'Slightly Untrue' 4 'Neither True nor False' 5 'Slightly True' 6 'Quite True' 7 'Extremely True' 0 'Not Applicable'.      

10 questions are reversed scored with:
7 'Extremely Untrue' 6 'Quite Untrue' 5 'Slightly Untrue' 4 'Neither True nor False' 3 'Slightly True' 2 'Quite True' 1 'Extremely True' 0 'Not Applicable'.      

Scoring:
1. Reversed Scoring: ATQ2R,5R,8R,29R,40R,50R,53R,60R,63R,72R
2. Script counts how many ACV/ATT/INH items are responses other than "NA"
3. Script sums up all ACV/ATT/IHN items and divides them by their respective non-"NA" number of responses

Note: in this script, NA responses are coded with 0 (so that NA-answers do not affect ACV, ATT, INH scores)

INSTRUCTIONS
can be changed under section Editable Parameters

EDITABLE CODE:
check below for (relatively) easily editable parameters, stimuli, instructions etc. 
Keep in mind that you can use this script as a template and therefore always "mess" with the entire code to further customize your experiment.

The parameters you can change are:

/pageinstructions:			the instructions that appear at the top of each surveypage

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