Structure of Social Attitudes

  title={Structure of Social Attitudes},
  author={Hans J{\"u}rgen Eysenck},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={463 - 466}
  • H. Eysenck
  • Published 1 October 1976
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Reports
A quota sample of 1,442 subjects was administered a Wilson-Patterson type questionnaire of social attitudes containing 68 items. Correlations were calculated between items, and a factor analysis carried out. 13 meaningful primary factors were discovered, the correlations between which gave rise to 2 major higher-order factors. These were closely similar in content to the Radicalism and Toughmindedness factors previously isolated in research with more orthodox types of items. 

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