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Krista Holt
Senior Director, Research & Design, Vital Findings

emotions

This six item, six-point Likert-type scale measures an individual difference characteristic that varies between people by how much weight is placed on “reason” versus “feelings” when making decisions.  Three of the statements refer to financial or product choice situations while the other three items are more general.

The extent to which a person reports feeling sorry and blameworthy for something is measured with three, seven-point semantic-differentials.

Using three items, the scale measures the degree to which a product is believed to have a sense of tranquility and well-being that it received in the production process.  

This three item scale measures the degree to which a person thinks a product is characterized by happiness that was implanted in it by the production process.  

The scale has three items and measures the degree to which a person thinks the production process for a product gave it a sense of love.  Two slightly different versions of the scale are provided in this review.  They are similar in the statements but differ in their response formats.  One is a Likert-type scale that is useful for measuring one product/brand while the other is for comparing two products/brands.

Using three items, this scale measures the degree to which a person thinks a product has a pride-like quality that was implanted in it during the production process.

Fourteen, five-point Likert-type items are used to measure a person’s trait-like tendency to be concerned about the needs of others as well as expecting help from them when needed.

How much a person believes that a certain event would negatively affect his/her morale and pride is measured with five, seven-point items.

The strength of a person’s emotional bond to a physical place is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the physical aspect of the place rather than attachment to the people who come there.

Using four, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures the strength of a person’s emotional bond to the people associated with a specific place.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the people who come to a place or, possibly, work there rather than attachment to the physical dimension of the place.