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The Facebook Intensity Scale (FBI)

Author of Tool: 
Ellison, N. B., Steinfield, C., Lampe, C.

The Learning Organization Survey

The authors describe a learning organization as one where employees expertly build, gain, and share knowledge. Within a learning organization, there is a supportive learning environment, specific learning processes and practices, and the leaders encourage and promote learning.

This instrument allows individuals to examine how much learning is going on in an organization. It is divided into three key sections. The first section, Supportive Learning Environment, assesses psychological safety, appreciation of differences, openness to new ideas, and time for reflection. The second...

Author of Tool: 
Garvin, D. Edmondson, A., and Gino, F.

Analytic Audit Tool and Checklist Audit Tool

To understand the relationships between street-scale environments and rates of physical activity, it is crucial to develop reliable methods of measurement. Community audits are commonly used to test the possibilities to walk and/or cycle in the environments. Audit tools were collected from the peer-reviewed literature, the Internet, and via experts from a variety of backgrounds. Two versions of an audit instrument were created: an analytic (with Likert scale and ordinal response choices) and a checklist (with dichotomous response choices) audit tool. Audits were conducted in St. Louis,...

Author of Tool: 
Brownson, R. C., Brennan Ramirez, L. K., Hoehner, C. M., Cook, R. A.

The Attitudes Toward Dating Violence Scales (English Version)

The attitudes toward dating violence scales assess adolescent's attitudes toward male and female use of psychological, physical, and sexual dating violence.

Author of Tool: 
Price, E. L., Byers, E. S., & the Dating Violence Research Team

Sexual Self-Disclosure Questionnaire

The Sexual Self-Disclosure Questionnaire (Byers & Demmons, 1999) was used to assess the extent of sexual self-disclosure (SSD) between partners.  Six of 12 items assess how much participants have communicated what they like about a range of sexual activities they have engaged in as a couple (e.g., kissing, touching, intercourse) with their partner; the other six items assess how much they have told their partner about what they do not like about these sexual activities.  Respondents indicate the extent of their self-disclosure on a 7-point scale ranging from nothing at all (1) to ...

Author of Tool: 
Byers & Demmons

The Socially Mediated and Automatic Reinforcer Questionnaire (SMARQ)

The SMARQ has been designed for use with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is comprised of two main subscales- external motivation and behaviours without external motivation- and some additional questions that provide additional insight into a child's interest in socially mediated reinforcers and automatic reinforcers.  The external motivation subscale assesses the child's preferences for socially mediated reinforcers such as food and attention. The respondent must indicate whether the child likes or does not like the presented stimuli and whether these stimuli are used...

Author of Tool: 
Klintwall & Eikeseth

Delinquent Activities Scale (DAS)

The DAS, based in part on the Self-Reported Delinquency Scale (SRD) (Elliott, Ageton, Huizanga, Knowles, & Canter, 1983),  is designed to assess specific delinquent offenses and the contribution of alcohol and marijuana to these occurrences. It is composed of 40 items which describe a variety of misbehaviors and ask the respondent to indicate whether they have ever engaged in the behavior, their age the first and last time they engaged in the behavior, if they have ever engaged in the behavior without drugs or alcohol being involved, how many times the behavior has occurred, and how...

Author of Tool: 
Reavy, Stein, Paiva, Quina, & Rossi

Perceived Parental Acculturation Behaviors Scale (PPABS)

The Perceived Parental Acculturation Behaviors Scale (PPABS) assesses how the parents of the Arab-American respondents have adapted to, and embraced, American culture and society. It is comprised of 20 items, scored using a five point likert scale that ranges from never to always, that assess parents' openness to the American culture and their attempts to preserve their native Arab culture. The items focus primarily on overt behaviors rather than asking respondents about their parents' underlying attitudes. Perceived parental openness is assessed by examining the extent to which parents...

Author of Tool: 
Henry, Biran, & Stiles

Children's Perceptions of Others' Depression Scale- Mother Version (CPOD-MV)

Research has shown that depression in mothers can have an adverse effect on the psychological functioning and development of their children (Goodman, 2007). The Children's Perception of Other's Depression Scale- Mother Version (CPOD-MV) is a 21 item measure that examines children's perceptions of the chronicity, severity, and impairment of their mother's depression. It also assesses whether they feel they are responsible for their mother's depression and whether they feel able to deal with their mother's depression. 

Scores on the CPOD-MV have been found to be significantly...

Author of Tool: 
Goodman, Tully, Connell, Hartman, & Huh

Internalized Homonegativity Inventory (IHNI)

Mayfield (2011) describes how gay men and lesbians may develop negative attitudes towards homosexuality as a result of growing up in an antigay and heterosexist society. Internalized homonegativity may negatively impact on the personality, emotions, and behaviour of homosexuals. Many of the instruments designed to measure internalized homonegativity had important validity flaws. Thus, the IHNI was developed as a valid and reliable measure of negative attitudes towards homosexuality among gay men. The instrument consists of three subscales, personal homonegativity, gay affirmation, and...

Author of Tool: 
Mayfield, W.