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How to ask in a survey for emotional vs. rational personality

I know that Helen Fisher, who is a love researcher, has developed a four factor personality model where two of the factors are quite relevant to your question. See (Fisher et al, 2015) for some ...
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How to randomise order of survey items in Qualtrics where some items have to appear together?

There is probably a better way of doing this, but you could probably do this using the block feature in Qualtrics. For example, I often do this when I have several multi-item scales. Each scale is a ...
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Name of false answer effect in surveys

This is called "demand characteristics": ... an experimental artifact where participants form an interpretation of the experiment's purpose and unconsciously change their behavior to fit that ...
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Where could I collect UK participants for my survey?

You could obtain paid participants from https://www.prolific.ac/ That site allows you filter by country. The prices are reasonable, especially if your survey is short and you don't need too many ...
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Survey questions to test competitiveness

It's probably better to see if any validated indexes/tests exist, and some do e.g. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0013164492052002016 Despite its relevance to a wide variety of situations, ...
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In technologically advanced countries, do most autistic adults not know they are autistic?

Short answer: Yes. Modern estimates of global prevalence for autism are around 1-2% (for systematic reviews, see Baxter et al, 2015; Chiarotti & Venerosi, 2020). Prevalence rates appear stable ...
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On a variation of Trolley's problem. How to explain the survey's results?

The two problems might seem to be equivalent but they aren't - in the "John" scenario those advocating not to arrest John and harvest his delicious organs are pointing out that: that John should ...
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What software to use for psychology questionnaire?

One that I used at my university is Qualtrics. It was under the university's license, so I don't know what the costs are for single users. Qualtrics allows you to ask many different types of questions ...
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Rationale behind an “all-or-nothing” design for a test for the purposes of diagnosis and epidemology

Many construct scales are developed with relatively little attention to the content. Researchers may start with a large set of candidate questions, versions, formats, and phrasings, and then through ...
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How to understand what a low score or high score is for a particular measure?

First, a minor point is that the TIPI is a very poor measure of individual-level personality. Two item measures of personality are rarely justifiable. Standard errors of measurement are unnecessarily ...
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How to obtain well-written demographic items?

So I revisit this question every once in a while, constantly starting an answer with some resources, and then deleting it. Long story short: I think that there are several places where such items ...
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What pro- or anti-environmental behaviors are feasible to measure objectively rather than with self-report?

This is barely on-topic here (as it's more of an economics question), but Kurisu (2016) says This chapter provides an overview of pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs). There is no catchall definition ...
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Survey questions to test competitiveness

Good answer above by Fizz. Also, consider what other well-studied traits are similar. Here's a long list: http://www.sjdm.org/dmidi/All_Scales.html It sounds to me like some items from the Big Five ...
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How does one validate a psychometric instrument

I'm not a psychometrician but I use these tools and have some familiarity with the topic so I thought I'd offer some brief thoughts. How does one validate a psychometric instrument? There are a few ...
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Method and sample size to test validity and reliability of a scale/ survey

The first step is translation. Some projects have used a three-step process including 1) forward translation, 2) back translation, and 3) cultural adjustment. Two translators would complete step one, ...
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How many answer choices is too many answer choices?

Take a look at researches on human Working Memory Capacity (WMC) and it applications in different problems, for instance, here is Elsevier ScienceDirect chapter/paper set related to WMC. Most of the ...
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Length of questionnaire for long-string analysis

Here are a few general principles that I would apply: Does the scale have a mix of positively and negatively worded items? If so, you'd need fewer items to identify strange cases. If it is all ...
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What is the name of the survey question style that forces a choice between non-opposite pairs of items, and why is it used?

Short answer Forced-choice task Background You have answered your own question: ...tests that force one to choose... Such tests are generally referred to as forced-choice tests in psychophysics. ...
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Where to get psychology assessment resources to put into my website?

There's nothing too deep about IPIP scoring. It just uses the standard Likert scale. From https://ipip.ori.org/newScoringInstructions.htm Converting IPIP Item Responses to Scale Scores Here ...
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What statistics can compare individual survey responses & others that were measured as a group (from which we need to extract individual responses)?

Sounds like you're looking for a hierarchical model. You might find some joy in BDA, http://www.stat.columbia.edu/~gelman/book/ (in particular, chapter 5) To quickly get some idea if this sort of ...
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Bias in survey questions based on either positive or negative wording

I think your examples can be explained with the Anchoring bias (aslo know as focalism). Anchoring or focalism is a cognitive bias that describes the common human tendency to rely too heavily on ...
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How to frame survey questions to get honest response?

In my opinion, test-retest method would be suitable to your request. This procedure is quite simple: individuals are asked to take the test and then take the same test again at a later date. The ...
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What software to use for psychology questionnaire?

Limesurvey: Just to add to Robin Kramer's answer - a very useful platform is the fully open source Limesurvey. It runs on PHP and, in my opinion, has better capabilities than Surveymonkey plus you ...
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Biases in subjective survey

There are lots of commonly observed biases in surveys, and a whole field of survey methodology and statistics which investigates them. To get an idea of this, take a look at the table of contents of ...
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