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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

A few points related to the filter cart are important to understand with the NDA Query/Filter implementation: 

First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

When you are adding your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the filter cart (whether it be a collection, a concept, a study, a data structure/elment or subjects). Not all data structures or collections will necessarily be displayed.  For example, if you select the NDA imaging structure image03, and further restrict that query to scan_type fMRI, only fMRI images will appear and only the image03 structure will be shown.  To see other data structures, select "Find All Subject Data" which will query all data for those subjects. When a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used.  A subject must exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any one filter, that subjects data will not be included in your filter cart. If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

It is best to package more data than you need and access those data using other tools, independent of the NDA (e.g. miNDAR snapshot), to limit the data selected.  If you have any questions on data access, are interested in using avaialble web services, or need help accessing data, please contact us for assistance.  

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Affective and Cognitive Measure of Empathy



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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
acme1IntegerRecommendedI have a hard time reading people's emotions1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme2IntegerRecommendedI think it's fun to push people around once and a while1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme3IntegerRecommendedI can tell when someone is afraid1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme4IntegerRecommendedIt's obvious when people are pretending to be happy1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme5IntegerRecommendedI love watching people get angry1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme6IntegerRecommendedI enjoy seeing strangers get scared1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme7IntegerRecommendedIt makes me feel good to help someone in need1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme8IntegerRecommendedI get excited to give someone a gift that I think they will enjoy1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme9IntegerRecommendedI usually understand why people feel the way they do1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme10IntegerRecommendedWhen my friends are having a good time I often get angry1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme11IntegerRecommendedPeople who are cheery disgust me1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme12IntegerRecommendedI don't worry much about hurting people's feelings1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme13IntegerRecommendedI don't really care if other people feel happy1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme14IntegerRecommendedI have a hard time figuring out what someone else is feeling1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme15IntegerRecommendedI can tell when people are about to lose their temper1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme16IntegerRecommendedI can usually predict how someone will feel.1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme17IntegerRecommendedI don't really care if people are feeling depressed1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme18IntegerRecommendedI like making other people uncomfortable1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme19IntegerRecommendedI get a kick out of making other people feel stupid1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme20IntegerRecommendedWhen my friends get angry I often feel like laughing1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme21IntegerRecommendedSometimes I enjoy seeing people cry1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme22IntegerRecommendedOther people's feelings don't bother me at all1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme23IntegerRecommendedI feel awful when I hurt someone's feelings1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme24IntegerRecommendedOther people's misfortunes don't bother me much1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme25IntegerRecommendedI can usually tell how people are feeling1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme26IntegerRecommendedSometimes it's funny to see people get humiliated1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme27IntegerRecommendedIf I could get away with it, there are some people I would enjoy hurting1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme28IntegerRecommendedIf I see that I am doing something that hurts someone, I will quickly stop1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme29IntegerRecommendedI often try to help people feel better when they are upset1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme30IntegerRecommendedI enjoy making others happy1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme31IntegerRecommendedI am not good at understanding other people's emotions1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme32IntegerRecommendedPeople have told me that I'm insensitive1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme33IntegerRecommendedI can usually guess what's making someone angry1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme34IntegerRecommendedPeople don't have to tell me when they're sad, I can see it in their faces1::51 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree
acme35IntegerRecommendedI find it hard to tell when someone is sad1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme36IntegerRecommendedI admit that I enjoy irritating other people1::55 = Strongly disagree; 1 = Strongly agree
acme_cogIntegerRecommendedACME Cognitive Empathy Score
acme_resIntegerRecommendedACME Affective Resonance Score
acme_disIntegerRecommendedACME Affective Dissonance Score
Data Structure

This page displays the data structure defined for the measure identified in the title and structure short name. The table below displays a list of data elements in this structure (also called variables) and the following information:

  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
  • Aliases: A list of currently supported Aliases (alternate element names)
  • For valid elements with shared data, on the far left is a Filter button you can use to view a summary of shared data for that element and apply a query filter to your Cart based on selected value ranges

At the top of this page you can also:

  • Use the search bar to filter the elements displayed. This will not filter on the Size of Required columns
  • Download a copy of this definition in CSV format
  • Download a blank CSV submission template prepopulated with the correct structure header rows ready to fill with subject records and upload

Please email the The NDA Help Desk with any questions.

Distribution for DataStructure: acme01 and Element:
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Filters enable researchers to view the data shared in NDA before applying for access or for selecting specific data for download or NDA Study assignment. For those with access to NDA shared data, you may select specific values to be included by selecting an individual bar chart item or by selecting a range of values (e.g. interview_age) using the "Add Range" button. Note that not all elements have appropriately distinct values like comments and subjectkey and are not available for filtering. Additionally, item level detail is not always provided by the research community as indicated by the number of null values given.

Filters for multiple data elements within a structure are supported. Selections across multiple data structures will be supported in a future version of NDA.