Journal of Social Sciences

Ten Common Misunderstandings, Misconceptions, Persistent Myths and Urban Legends about Likert Scales and Likert Response Formats and their Antidotes

James Carifio and Rocco J. Perla

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2007.106.116

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 3

Pages 106-116


A recent article by Jamieson in Medical Education outlined some of the (alleged) abuses of


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