User Manual for Inquisit's Synergize Task - Unethical Behavior


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								*Synergize - Unethical Behavior Version*
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Script Author: K. Leavitt, F. Qiu, F., D.L. Shapiro 
last updated:  03-01-2022 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Millisecond Software thanks the authors for generously sharing their script through the Millisecond
Software Task Library!
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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements a simulation of a team dynamic environment where cheating behavior 
occurs during the team task. More information in document "Please Read Before Using the Scripts.docx"

References:

Leavitt, K., Qiu, F., & Shapiro, D.L. (in press). Using electronic confederates for experimental research 
in organizational science. Organizational Research Methods.

Erez, A., Schilpzand, P., Leavitt, K., Woolum, A. H., & Judge, T. A. (2015). 
Inherently relational: Interactions between peers’ and individuals’ personalities impact reward giving 
and appraisal of individual performance. Academy of Management Journal, 58, 1761-1784.

Schilpzand, P., Leavitt, K., & Lim, S. (2016). Incivility hates company: Shared incivility attenuates rumination, 
stress, and psychological withdrawal by reducing self-blame. 
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 133, 33-44.

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NOTES FROM THE AUTHORS	
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                                                  SYNERGIZE USER GUIDANCE

This version is designed to simulate a team dynamic environment where cheating behavior occurs during the team task.

Please read IMPORTANT notes below before you modify and use the script

1. The script consists of two parts, (1) Switcher Panel Modules and (2) Core Code Modules.

2. If you would like to narrowly modify the program, please only make changes in Switcher Panel Modules WITHOUT changing
   anything in Core Code Modules. Please make sure you read the labeled instructions following "//" symbol in Switcher
   Panel Modules carefully before conducting any modification.

3. If you would like to deeply modify the program, you will need to modify codes in Core Code Modules. If you have any
   questions about coding in Inquisit, please visit http://www.millisecond.com/ to search for solutions.

4. If you would like to exit the program after the program is run, please use "Ctrl + Q" or close the window to 
   exit the program at any time. You can also use "Ctrl + B" to skip any block when needed.
   
   
Please Read Before Using the Scripts:   "Please Read Before Using the Scripts.docx"
   
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TASK DECRIPTION	
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Participant is asked to join on online team task: as a team, find as many uses for a paper clip as you can.
   
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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 10 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: 'synergize_unethicalbehaviorversion_raw*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)*

build:							The specific Inquisit version used (the 'build') that was run
computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
text.version.currentitem:		stores the version of the game
date, time: 					date and time script was run 
subject, group: 				with the current subject/groupnumber
session:						with the current session id

blockcode, blocknum:			the name and number of the current block (built-in Inquisit variable)
trialcode, trialnum: 			the name and number of the currently recorded trial (built-in Inquisit variable)
									Note: trialnum is a built-in Inquisit variable; it counts all trials run; even those
									that do not store data to the data file such as feedback trials. Thus, trialnum 
									may not reflect the number of main trials run per block.									
									
response:						the participant's response during the current trial
latency: 						the response latency (in ms)


(2) Summary data file: 'synergize_unethicalbehaviorversion_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)
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STIMULI
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INSTRUCTIONS 
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