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						The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)
SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 11-16-2016
last updated:  11-16-2016 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright ©  11-16-2016 Millisecond Software


BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This script implements the The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) by:

Watson, D., Clark, L.A. & Tellegen, A. (1988). Development and Validation of Brief Measures of Positive and Negative Affect: 
The PANAS Scales. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 1063-1070.



											  *Task*
20 5-point Likert scale question (10 positive adjectives, 10 negative adjectives)

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

(1) Raw data file: 'panas.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)
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: 'panas_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
/expGroup:						1 = control group; 2 = youTube video only; 3 = other video only; 4 = youTube video -> other video	blockcode, blocknum:			the name and number of the current block
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)
/timePeriod:					part of the instructions that mention the time period for feeling a certain way (default: "right now") 
/PA:							positive affect score (totalscore of all 10 P items: 1, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19), Range: 10-50
/NA:							negative affect score (totalscore of all 10 N items: 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20), range: 10-50

QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP
20 5-point Likert scale question (10 positive adjectives, 10 negative adjectives)

positive (P) items: 1, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19
negative (N) items: 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20

INSTRUCTIONS

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:

/timePeriod:				part of the instructions that mention the time period for feeling a certain way (default: "right now")

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