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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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Facial Expression Coding System

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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 fieldfcsdate
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
aescodeIntegerRecommendedStaff code number of person completing this formfcsra
saps_ad10IntegerRecommendedRater numberfcsinterviewer
condition_nameString250RecommendedExperimental condition name
start1String20RecommendedStart time 1 for numbered film24-hour clock
end1String20RecommendedEnd time 1 for numbered film24-hour clock
duration1FloatRecommendedDuration 1 for numbered filmseconds
valence1IntegerRecommendedValence 1 for numbered film0;10 = Negative; 1 = Positive
intensity1IntegerRecommendedIntensity 1 for numbered film1::41 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high; 4 = very high
start2String20RecommendedStart time 2 for numbered film24-hour clock
end2String20RecommendedEnd time 2 for numbered film24-hour clock
duration2FloatRecommendedDuration 2 for numbered filmseconds
valence2IntegerRecommendedValence 2 for numbered film0;10 = Negative; 1 = Positive
intensity2IntegerRecommendedIntensity 2 for numbered film1::41 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high; 4 = very high
start3String20RecommendedStart time 3 for numbered film24-hour clock
end3String20RecommendedEnd time 3 for numbered film24-hour clock
duration3FloatRecommendedDuration 3 for numbered filmseconds
valence3IntegerRecommendedValence 3 for numbered film0;10 = Negative; 1 = Positive
intensity3IntegerRecommendedIntensity 3 for numbered film1::41 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high; 4 = very high
start4String20RecommendedStart time 4 for numbered film24-hour clock
end4String20RecommendedEnd time 4 for numbered film24-hour clock
duration4FloatRecommendedDuration 4 for numbered filmseconds
valence4IntegerRecommendedValence 4 for numbered film0;10 = Negative; 1 = Positive
intensity4IntegerRecommendedIntensity 4 for numbered film1::41 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high; 4 = very high
start5String20RecommendedStart time 5 for numbered film24-hour clock
end5String20RecommendedEnd time 5 for numbered film24-hour clock
duration5FloatRecommendedDuration 5 for numbered filmseconds
valence5IntegerRecommendedValence 5 for numbered film0;10 = Negative; 1 = Positive
intensity5IntegerRecommendedIntensity 5 for numbered film1::41 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high; 4 = very high
fcs1aIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Interest?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1bIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Sadness?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1cIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Happiness?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1dIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Anger?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1eIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Fear?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1fIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Amusement?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs1gIntegerRecommendedTo what degree did the subject express Disgust?1::61 = Not at all ; 2 = Slightly ; 3 = Somewhat ; 4 = Moderately ; 5 = Quite a bit ; 6 = High
fcs_2IntegerRecommendedWhat is the overall level of expressiveness for this person? Low: none or few expressions all of which were short and low in intensity. High: many highly intense and longer expressions1::51 = Low ; 2 = Fairly low ; 3 = Medium ; 4 = Fairly high ; 5 = Highfcs2
fcs3a1IntegerRecommendedTotal number of positive expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3a2IntegerRecommendedTotal number of negative expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3a3IntegerRecommendedTotal number of neutral expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3b1IntegerRecommendedTotal duration of positive expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3b2IntegerRecommendedTotal duration of negative expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3b3IntegerRecommendedTotal duration of neutral expressions:99 = Missing
fcs3c1FloatRecommendedMean duration of positive expressions:Seconds
fcs3c2FloatRecommendedMean duration of negative expressions:Seconds
fcs3c3FloatRecommendedMean duration of neutral expressions:Seconds
fcs3d1IntegerRecommendedTotal positive intensity:99 = Missing
fcs3d2IntegerRecommendedTotal negative intensity:99 = Missing
fcs3d3IntegerRecommendedTotal neutral intensity:99 = Missing
fcs3e1FloatRecommendedMean positive intensity:
fcs3e2FloatRecommendedMean negative intensity:
fcs3e3FloatRecommendedMean neutral intensity:
fcs_4IntegerRecommendedWhat was the predominant emotion being expressed throughout the interview?1::71 = Interest ; 2 = Sadness ; 3 = Anger ; 4 = Surprise ; 5 = Fear / Disgust ; 6 = Neutral / Indifferent ; 7 = Happinessfcs4
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: faces01 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.