Affective and Cognitive Bases of Attitudes


Fill out this questionnaire to see how psychologists measure the affective and cognitive components of attitudes.
 
1. Choose the number on each scale that best describes your feelings toward snakes:
 
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hateful
love
sad
delighted
annoyed
happy
tense
calm
bored
excited
angry
relaxed
disgusted
acceptance
sorrow
joy

2. Please choose the number on each scale that best describes the traits or characteristics of snakes:
 
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useless
useful
foolish
wise
unsafe
safe
harmful
beneficial
worthless
valuable
imperfect
perfect
unhealthy
wholesome


Crites, Fabrigar, and Petty (1994)