forced-choice

forced-choice

a test or experimental procedure where a respondent has to select a response from a limited set of alternatives.
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However, meta-analyses of forced-choice precognition studies indicate that there is a significant positive relationship between the degree and immediacy of feedback participants receive and the effect size reported for the corresponding study (Flonorton & Ferrari, 1989; Steinkamp, Milton, & Morris, 1998).
Rule Stating and Following Pre -and Post-discrimination Training Prior to the start of each slot machine phase, participants were asked to tact each symbol by completing fill-in-the- blank and forced-choice worksheets.
In this project, we will address this issue by characterizing the activity of populations of neurons in the rat auditory cortex while they perform a two-alternative forced-choice discrimination task for detecting sound location relative to the midline.
This paper emphasizes the psychophysical measurement of spatial bright-ness, but the methodological techniques are applicable to other characteristics of lighting and other psychophysical dimensions (for example, sound, taste) that can be measured using forced-choice discrimination.
While just more than half of Americans support gay marriage in a forced-choice question, the poll found, the proportion of Americans who tolerate it is above 70 percent.
Independents' views on the forced-choice question are similar, with 50% saying Romney would do a better job and 40% saying Obama would.
It links design to experimental tasks, from multiple choice and forced-choice to physiological studies, and it includes stimulus materials, issues, and resources.
On their arrival at the test facility, the participants were given a 17-question (15 forced-choice Likert scale questions and 2 open-ended questions) prestudy questionnaire, which was designed to capture demographic information, such as age, gender, and computer experience and any previous experience with audio description.
Ipsative tests are based typically on forced-choice questions and responses.
JobHintz also released Enneagram Type Indicator (also known as ETI), a forced-choice psychological test which Time magazine selected as one of the top online personality tests, Communications Style Inventory, a diagnostic that allows users to determine their style of communication and suggests improvement changes, and Leadership Style Inventory, a test deigned to determine what kind of leadership style best fits a candidate's personality.
In general, forced-choice scales are believed to minimize response distortion when compared to Likert-type scales "because the individual cannot make himself or herself look good on all of the statements within the item" (Heggestad et al.
But two, then do you put folks in a forced-choice kind of thing?