In this study you will see human and monkey faces as well as modern art and asked to rate the images for pleasantness.

Before you begin please fill in your:

Age (in years):   

Sex:       Male       Female 

What nationality are you?

What is your ethnicity?

Sexuality -

Are you left- or right-handed:

Left-handed       Right-handed

Do you have a current partner? yes no

Please tell us about your appearance. Do you consider yourself to be of:

Low Attractiveness 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 High Attractiveness

 

Please tell us about your status.

1. Think of the scale below as representing where people stand in your country. Those at the top are the best off - those who have the most money, the most education, and the most respected jobs. Those at the bottom are the worst off - those who have the least money, the least education, and the least respected jobs or no job.

Choose a number reflecting where you think you stand, at this time in your life, relative to other people in your country:

Bottom 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Top

 

2. Think of the scale below as representing where people stand in their communities. People define community in different ways; please define it in whatever was is most relevent to you. At the top are those people who have the highest standing in thier community. At the bottom are those people who have the lowest standing in thier community.

Choose a number reflecting where you think you stand, at this time in your life, relative to other people in your community:

Bottom 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Top

 

Your education:

What is the highest educational level/diploma/degree that you have obtained?   

 

Your total household income before tax:

Answer in one of:

GB pounds (£):

US dollars ($):

EU Euros ( €):

 

 

Please indicate how much you agree with each of the following statements, or how true it is about you. Please write a number (1-5) to indicate your answer:
1 = Strongly disagree (very untrue about me)
2 = Mildly disagree (somewhat untrue about me)
3 = Neither agree nor disagree
4 = Mildly agree (somewhat true about me)
5 = Strongly agree (very true about me)

1. I might be willing to try eating monkey meat, under some circumstances.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

2. It would bother me to be in a science class, and to see a human hand preserved in a jar.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

3. It bothers me to hear someone clear a throat full of mucous.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

4. I never let any part of my body touch the toilet seat in public restrooms.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

5. I would go out of my way to avoid walking through a graveyard.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

6. Seeing a cockroach in someone else's house doesn't bother me.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

7. It would bother me tremendously to touch a dead body.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

8. If I see someone vomit, it makes me sick to my stomach.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

9. I probably would not go to my favorite restaurant if I found out that the cook had a cold.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

10. It would not upset me at all to watch a person with a glass eye take the eye
out of the socket. 
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

11. It would bother me to see a rat run across my path in a park.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

12. I would rather eat a piece of fruit than a piece of paper.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

13. Even if I was hungry, I would not drink a bowl of my favorite soup if it had been
stirred by a used but thoroughly washed flyswatter.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

14. It would bother me to sleep in a nice hotel room if I knew that a man had died of a
heart attack in that room the night before.
Strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly agree

How disgusting would you find each of the following experiences? Please write a
number (1-5) to indicate your answer:  
1 = Not disgusting at all
2 = Slightly disgusting                                    
3 = Moderately disgusting                                   
4 = Very disgusting
5 = Extremely disgusting 

 
15. You see maggots on a piece of meat in an outdoor rubbish bin.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

16. You see a person eating an apple with a knife and fork.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

17. While you are walking through a tunnel under a railroad track, you smell urine.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

18. You take a sip of soda, and then realize that you drank from the glass that an
acquaintance of yours had been drinking from.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

19. Your friend's pet cat dies, and you have to pick up the dead body with your bare hands. 

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

20. You see someone put ketchup on vanilla ice cream, and eat it.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

21. You see a man with his intestines exposed after an accident.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

22. You discover that a friend of yours changes underwear only once a week.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

23. A friend offers you a piece of chocolate shaped like dog poo.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

24. You accidentally touch the ashes of a person who has been cremated.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

25. You are about to drink a glass of milk when you smell that it is spoiled.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

26. As part of a sex education class, you are required to inflate a new unlubricated
condom, using your mouth.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

27. You are walking barefoot on concrete, and you step on an earthworm.

Not disgusting 1 2 3 4 5 Extremely disgusting

 

Please fill in the following questionnaire on sexual attitudes. If you feel uncomfortable please feel free to not answer these questions.

In GENERAL, how would you rate your sex drive?

Low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 High

How would rate your CURRENT sex drive?

Low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 High 

 

To what extent do you agree with the following statements:

Sex without love is OK.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

 I can imagine myself being comfortable and enjoying "casual" sex with different partners.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

I do not want to have sex with a person until I am sure that we will have a long-term, serious relationship.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

I would feel comfortable having sex with someone who already has a long-term partner.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

I would feel comfortable having sex with someone else if I already have a long-term partner.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

Cheating on a partner is OK.

1

2

3

4

5

Totally disagree

 

 

 

Totally agree

 

The next questions involve ideas of dying

How long does the average person of your sex live (if a man guess male lifespan, if a woman guess female lifespan)?   years

How long do you think you your lifespan will be?   years

 

for women only (ignore if male)

Do you currently use a hormonal contraceptive (e.g. pill, injection, patch)?   Yes    No

How many days ago did your last period of menstruation (menstrual bleeding) start? days

 

Rate the images on the next page for pleasantness...