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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

advertising

The scale measures the extent to which a visual pattern, such as in a print advertisement, is interpreted as indicating motion, particularly forward movement.  Four, seven-point semantic differential phrases compose the scale.

The extent to which a person feels astonishment and wonder after viewing an advertisement is measured with three, seven-point items.

Five, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s willingness to have advertisements by a social media platform such as Facebook target him/her based on information from another company’s website.

The six, seven-point Likert-type items in this scale are intended to measure a person’s willingness to have personalized advertisements targeted at him/her by a social media platform based on demographic inferences from his/her usage of the website.

Using five, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures a person’s willingness to have a social media platform such as Facebook target advertisements at him/her based on information provided by the person in his/her profile.

The scale uses seven, seven-point Likert-type items to measure a person’s willingness to have advertisements targeted at him/her by a social media platform such as Facebook that are based on information gathered from the person’s behavior at the website.

Three, four-point Likert-type sentences measure how much a person believes, in general, that advertising is believable and a good source of information.

The degree to which a person featured in an advertisement behaves in a way that is consistent with the social norms of the country in which the ad is run is measured with four items.

Composed of five questions and their respective seven-point responses, the scale measures the degree to which a person believes a particular advertisement is trustworthy and unbiased.

How much a person feels worried and anxious after exposure to an advertisement is measured with three, seven-point items.