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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. ( for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 12-08-2016
last updated:  04-16-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright © 04-16-2018 Millisecond Software


This script implements the EAT- 26 as described in:

Garner, D.M., Olmsted, M.P., Boh, Y. & Garfinkle, P.E. (1982). The Eating Attitudes Test: Psychometric features and 
clinical correlates. Psychological Medicine, 12, 871-878

26 6-point Likert questions											  

The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'eat26.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: 'eat_26_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)
/EAT26_total:					the total score
									Note: Scoring:
									q1-q25: always (3). usually (2), often (1) - the remaining answer choices (0)
									q26: reversed coded

26 6-point Likert questions	

can be edited under 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:

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