Instructions for Ideal Romantic Partner


This is a experiment to see which qualities people would most like their long term romantic partner to possess. Imagine your ideal long term partner's qualities and answer accordingly. The study considers three qualities the attractiveness of your partner, the status of your partner, and whether or not that partner will be faithful to you. For the purpose of this experiment use the following definitions:

Attractiveness: Refers to physical attractiveness and consists of two levels.
Average Attractiveness= The person is average in appearance in relation to most people.
Very Attractive= The person is more attractive than most people.
Status: Refers to a persons level of power or prestige or their rank in relation to others, and consists of three levels.

Low Status= A person with little power or prestige.
Middle Status= A person with average power and prestige.
High Status= A person with more power and prestige than most people.
Faithfulness: Refers to whether a person is sexually monogamous in their relationship with you and consists of two levels.

No= They are Not sexually monogamous.
Yes= They are sexually monogamous.


Your task is to read each description, imagine such a person, and judge how desirable that person would be as a long term romantic partner. Use the 7 point scale ranging from Very Undesirable to Very Desirable. Make your ratings by clicking on a button that best represents your opinion of the person described. In some cases, information will be unknown to you and you will have to make a judgment based on information presented.

Warmup Trials


Please rate how desirable each of the following people would be as your ideal long term romantic partner.



W1.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: YES
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W2.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W3.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W4.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W5.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W6.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W7.
Attractive:VERY
Faithful: YES
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W8.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: NO
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



W9.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



Experiment Begins


If you have any questions please re-read the instructions before continuing.

1.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status:HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



2.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



3.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: NO
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



4.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



5.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: YES
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



6.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: NO
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



7.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status: low

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



8.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: YES
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



9.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



10.
Attractive:VERY
Faithful: YES
Status:HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



11.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



12.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: YES
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



13.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



14.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: NO
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



15.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: NO
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



16.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



17.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: YES
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



18.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



19.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: NO
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



20.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: YES
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



21.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



22.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



23.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: YES
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



24.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



25.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: NO
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



26.
Attractive: VERY
Faithful: YES
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



27.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



28.
Attractive:VERY
Faithful: YES
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



29.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: UNKNOWN

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



30.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: LOW

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



31.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: NO
Status:HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



32.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: NO
Status: MIDDLE

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



33.
Attractive:VERY
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



34.
Attractive: AVERAGE
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



35.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: UNKNOWN
Status: HIGH

Very Undesirable Very Desirable



36.
Attractive: UNKNOWN
Faithful: NO
Status: UNKNOWN
Very Undesirable Very Desirable




37. What is your age? years.
38. Gender: Are you Male or Female?
Female
Male

39. How many years of Education have you completed? Put 12 for High School Diploma
Put 16 for college diploma (bachelor's degree).
put 20 for doctorate degree (Ph.D., M.D., etc).
Education:
40. Nationality (country of birth):
41. Comments:

Please check your answers. When you are done, push the button below.

Thank You!