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									ATQ (Effort Control Scale)
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 07-26-2017
last updated:  01-03-2020 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 01-03-2020 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements a computerized version of the ATQ (Effort Control Scale).

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

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OVERVIEW
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19 8-point Likert Scale questions

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 3 minutes to complete

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

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

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

q*_response:					response given (in assigned values)
									Scale: 1 (extremely untrue) - 7 (Extremely true)
									R = automatically reversed scored questions (ATQ2,5,8,29,40,50,53,60,63,72)
									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)

Computer Platform:			the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
Date:							date script was run
Time:							time script was started
Subject ID:						assigned subject id number
Group ID:						assigned group id number
Session ID:						Session ID (if repeated measure design)
Script Duration:				time it took to run script (in ms)
Script Completion:			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:
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

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QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP & SCORING
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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)

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INSTRUCTIONS 
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can be changed under section Editable Parameters

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EDITABLE CODE 
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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