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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

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Three, seven-point semantic differentials are used in this scale to measure a person’s judgement of whether an advertisement emphasized benefits gained by the person taking an action or the losses and costs if the action was not taken. 

Three Likert-type items are used to measure the degree to which a person would make a different choice if possible given an outcome that has occurred to a decision he/she made.

The scale measures how strongly a person believes that a particular good or service is able to reveal if a person has a certain life-threatening ailment.  Three, five-point items compose the scale.

The scale measures how bad a person believes the unintended reactions of a health-related good/service could be.  The construct being measured is akin to the consequences component of perceived risk (e.g., Cox 1967; Dowling 1986).  Three, five-point items compose the scale.

The scale measures the degree to which a person thinks about the potential future consequences of his/her current behavior and how much he/she is influenced by these possible outcomes.  Twelve items are used to measure the construct.

Three, seven-point items are used to measure the extent to which a person is pleased with the result of a particular event, e.g., bargaining.

Three, nine-point items are used to measure the degree to which a person feels in control of a choice and takes personal responsibility for the outcome.

This scale is composed of three, seven-point Likert-type items that are intended to measure the tendency for a person to assume the best will happen and concentrate more on the positive consequences of decisions rather than the negative.

Six, seven-point Likert-type items are used in this scale to measure the degree to which a person consciously considers potential consequences before making decisions including their likelihood and significance.

Three, nine-point bi-polar adjectives are used to measure the extent to which a person believes a certain result has been achieved.