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Sexual Attitudes Test

Based on the work of Clyde and Susan Hendrick

Using factor analysis, the psychologists Hendrick and Hendrick discovered that people's attitudes towards sex could be mapped along four empirical domains. More strikingly, they also discovered that men and women differed widely on these domains. While controversial, their findings have repeatedly been replicated and shown to be psychometrically valid.

For each of the following items, indicate how strongly it applies to you.

Question 1 of 36

Good sex gives one a feeling of power.

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The IDR-SAT© is the property of IDR Labs International. The original research was provided by Hendrick and Hendrick. The BSAS is the property of Hendrick, Hendrick, and Reich. The IDR-SAT© is not the equivalent of the BSAS.

The Brief Sexual Attitudes Test (BSAS) is a scientific and statistically validated instrument for measuring sexual attitudes across populations. The Brief Sexual Attitudes Test does not address all possible sexual attitudes and does not purport to be exhaustive. Contrary to popular belief, the Brief Sexual Attitudes Test has repeatedly revealed significant differences in the sexual attitudes of biological men and women. The original Sexual Attitudes Test instrument is dated, yet modern iterations have updated the original research and largely confirmed its findings in the 21st century. The statistical analyses informing the test are broadly agreed to be scientifically valid.

Although all are designed to measure sexual attitudes, the IDR-SAT© should not be confused with the BSAS and other “Sexual Attitude Tests,” as authored by alternative research organizations. However, all are professionally-designed personality tests (or inventories) meant for measuring sexual attitudes in the Western world. The IDR-SAT© is the property of IDR Labs International. The original research was provided by Hendrick and Hendrick and updated by Hendrick, Hendrick, and Reich. The authors of this online personality test are certified in the use of numerous personality tests and have worked professionally with typology and personality testing. The results of our online Sexual Attitudes personality test are provided "as-is", and should not be construed as providing professional or certified advice of any kind. For more on our online personality test, please consult our Terms of Service.

Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This free online Sexual Attitudes test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain your score on the four empirical dimensions discovered by the psychology researchers Hendrick and Hendrick.

2. Tested in several countries. The parameters utilized in the Sexual Attitudes test have been used with success in several different regions, including the USA, Canada, and several European countries.

3. Statistical controls. Test scores are logged into an anonymized database. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.

4. Made by professionals. The authors of this free online personality test are certified in the use of different personality tests and have worked professionally with typology and personality testing.