Using Loop and Merge to avoid repetition

There are often times in a questionnaire when the same items need to be presented repeatedly.  For example, maybe a set of group stereotype ratings need to be made for each of several groups;  self-ratings of personality attributes made when operating in each of several roles, or perhaps a respondent first indicates which of several … Read more

How do I get more meaningful variable names in SPSS

Many researchers are used to having to add this meaning within SPSS (or other packages) after data collection using variable  and value labels, but Qualtrics can actually do a lot to help with this. As default behaviour Qualtrics actually codes your responses for you (that is, the VALUE LABELS part of the traditional SPSS process), and … Read more

How do I copy a survey from a previous account?

If you already had a trial account with Qualtrics, or have an account from another institution, it is not possible to directly collaborate across these accounts.  Collaboration only works within the scope of the school license. However, there is an easy option for transferring the survey itself (the data is a separate issues).  Qualtrics allows … Read more

How do I make the questionnaire really anonymous?

By default, Qualtrics collects internet information such as the IP address of the respondent’s computer. Such information is used by some Qualtrics options for example allowing people to return and finish an interrupted questionnaire or to stop multiple responses from the same computer. Although this is not usually a real risk to anonymity there are … Read more

Why was Qualtrics adopted in Psychology and Neuroscience?

The School of Psychology and Neuroscience has adopted Qualtrics as its primary package for online human data collection. Qualtrics has a number of advantages for use in human research in psychology that meets both the needs of researchers and ethics committees. Just a few of these advantages include: Qualtrics can handle a wide-range of question … Read more