User Manual: Inquisit Sex Role Orientation Scale (SRO)

															
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								*SEX ROLE ORIENTATION SCALE (SRO)*
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 03-08-2017
last updated:  02-28-2022 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 02-28-2022 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements a computerized version of the SRO scale as described in:

Brogan, D. & Kutner, N.G., 1976: Measuring sex-role orientations: A normative approach. 
Journal of Marriage and The Family 38, 31-40.

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OVERVIEW
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36 6-point Likert Scales, scored with 1-6 (the lower the score the more traditional the view of sex roles)

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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: 'sro_scale.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 agree) - 6 (strongly disagree)
								R = automatically reversed scored questions
									
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: 'sro_scale_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per 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)
								
sro_total: 						total score (Min: 36 - Max:216); 
								=> the lower the score the more traditional the view of sex roles

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INSTRUCTIONS 
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instructions can be changed under section Editable Parameters.
To change the wording of the questions, go to section QUESTIONS

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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 general instructions that appear at the top of each surveypage