You may ask: “What is a Likert scale?” It is a scale, usually from 1-to-5 or 1-to-7,  that social scientists  use to measure people’s attitudes on certain topics.  Each number has a corresponding response that expresses the subject’s agreement.  Almost always the Likert scale is organized with the lowest number representing strongly disagree and the highest number representing very strong agreement.

BUT..

Don’t stress out! You do have an out. If you find yourself undereducated or impartial on a certain subject one of the responses of the Likert scale is a “neutralor “undecided” response- and that can always be found in the center of the scale.

Here is an Example of Likert Scale used to rate the user-friendliness of computer software:

Do You Really Agree?

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