Return to the The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire page
The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire (CFQ)
Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Millisecond Software, LLC
last updated: 04-12-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC
Copyright © 04-12-2018 Millisecond Software
This script implements the Cognitive Failures Questionnaire as described in:
Broadbent, D.E., Cooper, P.F., FitzGerald, P., & Parkes, K.R. (1982).
The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire (CFQ) and its correlates.
British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 21, 1-16.
25 5-Likert type questions, self-report
DATA FILE INFORMATION:
The default data stored in the data files are:
(1) Raw data file: 'CFQ.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: 'CFQ_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)
/CFQ_score: the total score (Range: 0-100)
see section Editable Parameters
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 on top of the questionnaire