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									Decisional Balance Exercise 
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 05-22-2018
last updated:  11-08-2019 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 11-08-2019 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements a Decisional Balance Exercise

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TASK DESCRIPTION	
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Participants read an introduction about decision making using a cost-benefit analysis approach before they
are asked to participate in a cost-benefit analysis of doing change XXX of their own choice.

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 5 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: 'decisionalbalanceexercise.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)
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: 'decisionalbalanceexercise_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per 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)

introReadingTime:						the amount of time (in ms) spent on the introduction page 
exerciseTime:							the amount of time (in ms) spent on the exercise
change:									the selected change for the excercise
textbox.change_benefits.response:   			the response given for the benefits of doing change XXX
textbox.change_costs.response:   			the response given for the costs of doing change XXX
textbox.Notchange_benefits.response:   		the response given for the benefits of NOT doing change XXX
textbox.Notchange_costs.response:   		the response given for costs of NOT doing change XXX


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