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A person’s belief regarding the durability and stability of a medium’s format is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items.

Four, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s usage of two media at the same time to perform one or more tasks.  To be clear, the scale focuses on what a person did in a particular situation rather than his/her tendency over time to multi-task.

With four, five-point items, the scale measures an adolescent’s belief that his/her parents would care about he/she thought if they said some media content is unsuitable for children, e.g., there is too much violence in movies and video games.

Four, five-point items are used in this scale to measure an adolescent’s belief about what his/her parents would say if they did not want him/her to watch television, movies, or video games that contained too much violence.  Specifically, this belief is a characterized by the parents “restricting” the time the child spends with the unacceptable media content and providing rationale in which the perspective of the adolescent is taken seriously.

The scale has four, five-point items that measure what an adolescent thinks his/her parents would do if they did not want him/her to watch television, movies, or video games that contained too much violence.  Specifically, this belief is a characterized by the parents “restricting” the time the child spends with unacceptable media content by using anger and threatening punishment.

The scale uses four, five-point items to measure the degree to which an adolescent thinks his/her parents are inconsistent in their restriction of the time he/she can spend with television, movies, and video games that contained too much violence.

A person’s attitude about the appropriateness of sex being used in advertising, TV programs, and other media is measured with three items.

Four, seven-point Likert-type items are used to measure a person's beliefs about advertising's ability to make one aware of social trends and what products will help one stay current.  As discussed further below, the items are phrased with respect to advertising in general but they can be easily adapted for use with particular media.

The scale is composed of four, seven-point Likert-type items that measure one's beliefs about the hedonic value of advertising.  As discussed further below, the items are phrased with respect to advertising in general but they can be easily adapted for use with particular media.

A person's opinion regarding the information value of advertising is measured using four, seven-point Likert-type items.  As discussed further below, the items are phrased with respect to advertising in general but they can be easily adapted for use with particular media.