Attention checks with yes no answer

Hello there,

I want to implement an attention check in our survey. However, I’ve read that prolific wants an attention check in form of a rating scale. Unfortunately, our first survey is more a screening of tools and software people use, we only have one scale. It would be possible to include one check in there, it’s quite at the end. I would love one in the beginning/middle. Would it be okay to have an two-level-scale. Like “I can teleport across time and space” with “Totally agree” and “Totally Disagree”


Hey @Elena_Groben - hope you’ve been well! :slight_smile:

Yep, that’s okay.

With the nonsensical items, the length of the scale doesn’t matter really, as long as

(a) there is no middle/neutral value
(b) the extremes are strong agreement vs strong disagreement.

Let me know if you need any other advice!

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