Perceived Benefit of Personality Traits is an 8-item measure of the relative advantage of men possessing certain traits when interacting with women.
How much would each trait be advantageous for men who interact with women possessing them?
2. Interested in children
7-point Likert scale
Very disadvantageous - 1
Very advantageous - 7
The mean of the item scores is calculated for the total measure score.
Delacollette, N., Dumont, M., Sarlet, M., & Dardenne, B. (2012). Benevolent sexism, men’s advantages and the prescription of warmth to women. Sex Roles, 68(5-6), 296-310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-012-0232-5
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