User Manual: Inquisit Gratitude Questionnaire


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									Gratitude Questionnaire (GQ-6)
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 05-16-2022
last updated:  05-17-2022 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 05-17-2022 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements the Gratitude Questionnaire (GQ-6) by McCullough et al (2002).
The Gratitude questionnaire is a measure of the disposition to experience gratitude.

Reference:
RMcCullough, M. E., Emmons, R. A., & Tsang, J. (2002). The Grateful Disposition: 
A conceptual and Empirical Topography. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 112-127

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OVERVIEW
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Short self-report survey with 6 7-point Likert scale questions

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 1.5 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: 'gratitude.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 = "strongly disagree", 7 = "strongly agree". 
									R = reversed scored items
									
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: 'gq_6_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

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

GQ_6_Score:						The sum of all responses, Range: 6-42
								The higher the score, the higher the gratitute report
								
+ responses to all 6 individual questions