Group Properties



Directions: The following questions refer to YOUR GENDER GROUP
Instructions: Please rate each group on the extent to which members of your gender group are generally capable of experiencing each of the following emotions.


Happiness

not at all very much


Anger

not at all very much


Hope

not at all very much


Greed

not at all very much


Enjoyment

not at all very much


Fear

not at all very much


Fascination

not at all very much


Culpapility

not at all very much


Excitement

not at all very much


Pain

not at all very much


Optimism

not at all very much


Pessimism

not at all very much


Pleasure

not at all very much


Fright

not at all very much


Pride

not at all very much


Shame

not at all very much



Instructions: Please rate each group on the extent to which members of YOUR GENDER GROUP generally possess each of the following traits.




Broad-minded

not at all very much


Disorganized

not at all very much


Active

not at all very much


Impatient

not at all very much


Humble

not at all very much


Ignorant

not at all very much


Curious

not at all very much


Impulsive

not at all very much


Polite

not at all very much


Rude

not at all very much


Friendly

not at all very much


Jealous

not at all very much


Thorough

not at all very much


Stingy

not at all very much


Fun-loving

not at all very much


Shy

not at all very much



Directions: The following questions refer to YOUR GENDER GROUP



Please look at the pairs of circles below.

Please select the number corresponding to the pair of circles that best describes the relationship between you and your gender group.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7


1. To what degree do you think that members of your gender group interact with each other?

not at all very much


2. To what degree do you think that members of your gender group communicate with each other?

not at all very much


3. To what degree do you think that the members of your gender group work independently from each other?

not at all very much


4. To what degree do you think that the members of your gender group have influence over each other’s actions?

not at all very much


5. To what degree do you think that the members of your gender group have the same goals?

not at all very much


6. Some groups have sharper boundaries than others. For some, membership is clear-cut, definite, and of an “either/or” variety; people either belong to the group or they do not. For other groups, membership is more “fuzzy”; people belong to the group to varying degrees. Your gender group is:

clear cut fuzzy


7. Membership in some groups is easy to change; it is easy for members to become non-members. Membership in other groups is relatively immutable; it is difficult for category members to become non-members. Your gender group is:

easily changed not easily changed


8. Some groups allow people to make many judgments about their members; knowing that someone belongs to the category tells us a lot about that person. Other groups only allow a few judgments about their members; knowledge of membership is not very informative. Your gender group allows:

few judgments/uninformative many judgments/informative


9. Some groups have an underlying reality; although their members have similarities and differences on the surface, underneath they are all basically the same. Other groups also have similarities and differences on the surface, but do not correspond to an underlying reality. Your gender group has:

underlying reality or sameness no underlying reality or sameness


10. In the box below, please indicate how warm or cold you feel toward your gender group on a scale from 1 to 100.
1 = very cold, 100 = very warm



11. Please indicate how large or small your gender group is.

very small very large


12. Please indicate the degree to which the members of your gender group are likely to be similar.

very dissimilar very similar


13. Please indicate how familiar you are with members of your gender group.

very unfamiliar very familiar




14. Some groups are more natural than others. Your gender group is:

artificial natural


15. Some groups are more stable over time than others; they have existed and their characteristics have not changed much throughout history. Other groups are less stable; their characteristics have changed substantially over time, and they may not have always existed. Your gender group is:

unstable overtime/changes much stable over time/changes little



Directions: The following questions refer to your OPPOSITE GENDER GROUP
Instructions: Please rate each group on the extent to which members of your opposite gender group are generally capable of experiencing each of the following emotions.


Happiness

not at all very much


Anger

not at all very much


Hope

not at all very much


Greed

not at all very much


Enjoyment

not at all very much


Fear

not at all very much


Fascination

not at all very much


Culpapility

not at all very much


Excitement

not at all very much


Pain

not at all very much


Optimism

not at all very much


Pessimism

not at all very much


Pleasure

not at all very much


Fright

not at all very much


Pride

not at all very much


Shame

not at all very much



Instructions: Please rate each group on the extent to which members of your OPPOSITE GENDER GROUP generally possess each of the following traits.




Broad-minded

not at all very much


Disorganized

not at all very much


Active

not at all very much


Impatient

not at all very much


Humble

not at all very much


Ignorant

not at all very much


Curious

not at all very much


Impulsive

not at all very much


Polite

not at all very much


Rude

not at all very much


Friendly

not at all very much


Jealous

not at all very much


Thorough

not at all very much


Stingy

not at all very much


Fun-loving

not at all very much


Shy

not at all very much



Directions: The following questions refer to your OPPOSITE GENDER GROUP



Please look at the pairs of circles below.

Please select the number corresponding to the pair of circles that best describes the relationship between you and your opposite gender group.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7


1. To what degree do you think that members of your opposite gender group interact with each other?

not at all very much


2. To what degree do you think that members of your opposite gender group communicate with each other?

not at all very much


3. To what degree do you think that the members of your opposite gender group work independently from each other?

not at all very much


4. To what degree do you think that the members of your opposite gender group have influence over each other’s actions?

not at all very much


5. To what degree do you think that the members of your opposite gender group have the same goals?

not at all very much


6. Some groups have sharper boundaries than others. For some, membership is clear-cut, definite, and of an “either/or” variety; people either belong to the group or they do not. For other groups, membership is more “fuzzy”; people belong to the group to varying degrees. Your opposite gender group is:

clear cut fuzzy


7. Membership in some groups is easy to change; it is easy for members to become non-members. Membership in other groups is relatively immutable; it is difficult for category members to become non-members. Your opposite gender group is:

easily changed not easily changed


8. Some groups allow people to make many judgments about their members; knowing that someone belongs to the category tells us a lot about that person. Other groups only allow a few judgments about their members; knowledge of membership is not very informative. Your opposite gender group allows:

few judgments/uninformative many judgments/informative


9. Some groups have an underlying reality; although their members have similarities and differences on the surface, underneath they are all basically the same. Other groups also have similarities and differences on the surface, but do not correspond to an underlying reality. Your opposite gender group has:

underlying reality or sameness no underlying reality or sameness


10. In the box below, please indicate how warm or cold you feel toward your opposite gender group on a scale from 1 to 100.
1 = very cold, 100 = very warm



11. Please indicate how large or small your gender opposite group is.

very small very large


12. Please indicate the degree to which the members of your opposite gender group are likely to be similar.

very dissimilar very similar


13. Please indicate how familiar you are with members of your opposite gender group.

very unfamiliar very familiar


14. Some groups are more "natural" than others. Your opposite gender group is:

artificial natural


15. Some groups are more stable over time than others; they have existed and their characteristics have not changed much throughout history. Other groups are less stable; their characteristics have changed substantially over time, and they may not have always existed. Your opposite gender group is:

unstable overtime/changes much stable over time/changes little



Demographic Information






What is your race/ethnicity?
    White
    Black
    Asian
    Latino/a
    Native American
    Middle Eastern
    Multiracial/Other
What is your gender?
    Male
    Female
What is your age?
Please indicate your education level:
    Some high school
    High school graduate
    2 year college degree/some college
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's or J.D.
    M.D. or Ph.D.
Please indicate your family's income:
    less than $15,000
    $15,001 - $30,000
    $30,001 - $45,000
    $45,001 - $60,000
    $60,001 - $75,000
    $75,001 - $90,000
    $90,001 - $105,000
    more than $105,000
Which university do you attend?
    USC
    CSULB
If you attend CSULB, please enter the last four digits of your student ID number to recieve credit.
Are you an American citizen?
    Yes
    No