Perceived Benefit of Personality Traits

Perceived Benefit of Personality Traits is an 8-item measure of the relative advantage of men possessing certain traits when interacting with women.


ITEMS:

How much would each trait be advantageous for men who interact with women possessing them?

1. Gentle
2. Interested in children
3. Helpful
4. Sensitive
5. Cooperative
6. Warm
7. Patient
8. Polite

Response Options:
7-point Likert scale
Very disadvantageous - 1
Very advantageous - 7

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Belgium

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

The mean of the item scores is calculated for the total measure score.

PRIMARY CITATION:

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

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 3.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

MEDIUM

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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