You are here

Scale Reviews

Find reliable measures for use in your questionnaires. Search Now

Testimonial

This scales book is a classic in psychometrics. It is instrumental for survey researchers in the fields of advertising, marketing, consumer psychology, and other related fields that rely largely on attitudinal measures. My copy has gotten me through years of field research by helping provide testable, reliable scales.
Angeline Close Scheinbaum, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin

appropriateness

This very simple three-item, seven-point Likert-type scale measures a person’s attitude about the price of a particular good or service with the emphasis on its acceptability.

The degree to which a sponsoring entity and a sponsee are viewed as fitting together well is measured with three, seven-point semantic differentials.  (A sponsee is the entity being sponsored, such as an event, an organization, or a cause.)

The degree to which a person believes that something is inappropriate and scandalous is measured with five, seven-point Likert-type items.

The scale has four, seven-point Likert-type items that measure the degree to which a person believes that a company uses his/her customer information in an ethical manner.

Nine items are used to measure the tendency to accept one’s thoughts and feelings as they occur without evaluation or self-criticism.

The belief that a particular portion of food is sufficient for satisfying one’s appetite in a particular context or for part of a meal is measured with three, nine-point items.

The scale uses three, nine-point items to measure a person’s belief that a particular portion of food is a sufficient quantity for enjoying the taste of a specified food.

Three, seven-point items are used to measure how much a person is motivated and feels “right” about his/her reactions to some stimulus.

A person’s unease and apprehension about giving a particular product to a friend is measured in this scale using three, seven-point items.

The reasonableness and acceptability of a price is measured with four, seven-point semantic differentials.