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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

personality

The tendency for a person to notice and attend to thoughts and feelings having to do with physical aspects of his/her body is measured with six, seven-point items.

With three, seven-point items, the scale measures a person’s tendency to notice and attend to sounds, smells, and visual aspects of his/her nearby surroundings.

The scale has three, seven-point items that measure a person’s tendency to notice and attend to his/her emotions and changing moods.

A person’s tendency to express and verbalize his/her thoughts and feelings is measured with eight items.

The tendency for a person to notice or attend to a variety of stimuli, both internal (such as thoughts and feelings) as well as external (such as sights, sounds, and smells) is measured with 12 items.

Seven, seven-point items are used in this scale to measure a person’s enduring belief that he/she is superior to others and makes him/herself the center of attention.

The scale uses four, five-point items to measure a person’s tendency to put off making decisions and acting upon them.

This nine item, seven-point Likert-type scale measures a consumer’s chronic tendency to save money that is incorporated into his/her lifestyle.

Five, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s enjoyment of trying unfamiliar experiences. Although three of the statements are general and do not indicate what is being experienced, two items mention products.

The scale uses five, seven-point Likert-type items to measure a trait-like attachment style characterized by the fear of rejection and abandonment.