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								 RT-18 RISK TAKING QUESTIONNAIRE
SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 02-24-2014
last updated: 01-22-2016 by K.Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software LLC

Copyright © 01-22-2016 Millisecond Software


BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This script implements the RT-18 Risk Taking Questionnaire as described in:

de Haan, L., Kuipers, E., Kuerten, Y., van Laar, M., Olivier, B,. & Verster, J.C. (2011).
The RT-18: a new screening tool to assess young adult risk-taking behavior. 
International Journal of General Medicine, 4, 575–584.

										    *Overview*
18 yes/no questions about risk taking behavior.

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

(1) Raw data file: 'RT18.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: 'RT18_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each 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)
/TotalScore:					the sum of all individual scores.
								In general the response that suggests risk taking gets a point

/Factor1_RiskTakingBehavior:	the sum of all scores of questions that load on factor 1
/Factor2_RiskAssessment:		the sum of all scores of questions that load on factor 2

QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP: 
18 questions with yes/no questions: most yes-responses are suggesting of risk taking and are scored as a 1;
for a few questions the the no-response is suggesting of risk taking is scored as a 1

=> 1 = response suggests risk taking
=> 0 = response does not suggest risk taking

INSTRUCTIONS
Questionnaire instructions can be easily edited 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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