User Manual for Inquisit's Willingness to Forgive Scale


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										Willingness to Forgive (WTF)
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 05-06-2016
last updated:  03-03-2022 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 03-03-2022 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements the Willingness To Forgive Scales based on:

DeShea, L. (2003). A Scenario-Based Scale of Willingness to Forgive. 
Individual Differences Research, 1(3), 201-217.

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OVERVIEW
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Scale presents 12 scenarios of personal transgressions and have participant rate their 
willingness to forgive on a 7-point Likert Scale.											  
  
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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: 'willingnesstoforgive_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)
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.
										
stimulusitem:					the presented stimuli in order of trial presentation
response:						the participant's response (scancode of response buttons)
correct:						accuracy of response: 1 = correct response; 0 = otherwise
latency: 						the response latency (in ms);measured from: onset of scenario

(2) Summary data file: 'willingnesstoforgive_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)	

Total:							sum of all 12 ratings
meanRating:						mean rating (1 = not at all willing to forgive....7 = completely willing to forgive)
minRating:						minimum rating score selected
maxRating:						maximum rating score selected
meanRT:							mean latency (in ms) of rating


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EXPERIMENTAL SET-UP 
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Participants are asked to read 12 scenarios (presented one at a time) involving a variety of transgressions 
and rate their likelihood to forgive on a 7-point Likert Scale.

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STIMULI
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scenarios taken from DeShea (2003)