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Is there a standard list of Default Answers which are used in Likert 'type' Scales

I have always had some trouble deciding what to use as the default answers when using Likert 'type' scales. Is there a default list of accepted answers to particular types of questions which are used ...
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In measuring preferences, is the magnitude of the question wording effect topic-dependent?

I just read that in a survey on legalizing abortions: Responses depended strongly on the question wording. But I have also seen cases where question wording is largely irrelevant. As long as ...
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Minimizing Halo Error

I'm working with a dataset wherein participants rate five different attributes of six device variants; the attribute ratings different variants are very tightly correlated, suggesting that this ...
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How do you run a risk / gambling experiment using Qualtrics or Amazon Turk?

I want to run a simple probability matching gambling experiment: Each round has the participant pick Up or Down. The computer picks Up with a probability (p=0.7). If the participant gets it correct, ...
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How to conduct surveys using facebook?

More and more often I read in papers, that an online survey has been conducted through Facebook. What I have yet to understand is how this can best be done. I understand that Facebook allows the ...
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Analyzing control questions data for a survey

I have an experimental study with a list of demographic and related questions and in order to identify data from participants that were potentially just answering the questions at random (to get ...
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Free online survey and diary software for conducting experience sampling studies

Are there any open source online survey software that enable researchers to use experience-sampling methods, e.g. online diaries (where people answer similar survey questions repeatedly and are ...