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									CELEBRITY ATTITUDE SCALE
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 01-06-2015
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 the Celebrity Attitude Scale as described in:

Maltby, J., Day, L., McCutcheon, L.E., Houran, J. & Ashe, D. (2006). Extreme celebrity worship,
fantasy proneness and dissociation: Developing the measurement and understanding of celebrity worship within a
clinical personality context. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 273-283

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OVERVIEW
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Participants answer 34 questions (+2 additional questions) about their attitude towards a self-selected celebrity.

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 4 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: 'celebrityattitudescale.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)
								strongly agree = 5
								strongly disagree = 1

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: 'celebrityattitudescale_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
script.startdate:					date script was run
script.starttime:					time script was started
script.subjectid:					assigned subject id number
script.groupid:					assigned group id number
script.sessionid:					assigned session id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms); measured from onset to offset of script
script.completed:				0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 
									1 = script was completed (all conditions run)

SubscaleScores: 

Norms based on means and standard deviations published by Maltby et al, 2006, p. 278 (no gender differences found).

IntensePersonal
z_score_IP:			based on Mean = 17.86, std = 6.5
p_IP:		

EntertainmentSocial
z_score_ES			based on Mean = 24.48, std = 9.5
p_score_ES

BorderlinePathological
z_score_BP			based on Mean = 11.34, std = 3.4
p_score_BP

and individual scores for all 36 questions

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SCORING
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Intense personal 1+ 8 + 11 + 2 + 33 + 18 + 24 + 12 + 14 + 16 + 28 +6 + 3
Entertainment Social 17+ 31 + 23 + 13 + 19+ 29 +5
Borderline Pathological 4 + 22 + 25 + 15 + 20 + 7
The rest of the items can be considered as filler items