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I have relied on the Marketing Scales Handbooks over several years in academic and industry roles and look forward to using the newest edition. A seven on a seven-point satisfaction scale!
Tom Prinsen, Ph.D.
Global Manager Market Intelligence, Biomet Orthope


The scale uses three, seven-point uni-polar items to measure the degree to which a person believes a particular object is nice looking.  The scale is general in the sense that the items refer to visual beauty overall rather than to a particular type of prettiness.

The extent to which a person wants to make things with his/her hands is measured in this scale with seven, seven-point items.

How beautiful and pleasing an object appears to be is measured with four, seven-point uni-polar items.

Six, seven-point semantic-differentials are employed in this scale to measure how beautiful and appealing something is believed to be.  The scale is general in the sense that it appears to be amenable for use with a wide variety of objects such as people, architecture, and art.

With three semantic differentials and an 11-point response format, this scale measures a person's attitude about how unpleasant something is.  While the scale could be used in contexts in which the focal object is likely to be viewed as positive, its creators (Smith, Faro, and Burson 2013) used the scale with respect to people and animals experiencing some sort of suffering.

The perceived attractiveness and appeal of an object is measured in this scale using three, seven-point semantic differentials.

This three-item, seven-point Likert-type scale is intended to measure a person's opinion of a product endorser's physical attractiveness.

Five, seven-point statements are used to measure the degree to which a person believes a specified brand of shampoo has certain characteristics.

Four items with a five-point response format are used to measure a person's attitude regarding the quality of the store/dealership in terms of the visual appeal of its interior.

Five, seven-point items are used to measure the perceived beauty and stability in a stimulus. As used by Raghubir and Greenleaf (2006), the respondents were describing concerts based upon printed invitations. Thus, the scale has more to do with visual proportion and concordance than it does with the aural enjoyment of music.