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Title Beyond ‘Trapping’ the Undesirable Panelist-The Use of Red Herrings to Reduce Satisficing”
Year 2009
Access date 11.06.2009

Recently, the use of red herring or trap questions has become a popular means of identifying strong satisficing behaviors in online survey respondents. Should such red herring questions be visible to respondents? Do they disrespect and confuse or put survey takers on notice and make them more engaged? This research seeks to determine whether trap questions can have a positive impact on respondent attention, and consequently on data quality.

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Year of publication2009
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations
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