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101 Variables to Work with in Psychological Research


This is a list of reasearch variables and ideas to work with in psychological research. They are research prompts or triggers.
However, you should find scales for these variables.
  The easiest and most appropriate way to search for scales, instruments, tools, questionnaires, or inventories and their psychometric properties [that is validity and reliability] is to go to the library, better still, visit project the archive or store to look for previous research works conducted about the said topic or the variable of interest. You can also search through the internet or websites that have them available although some of these scales may not be free on demand which would mean that you will have to pay for them or contact their developers and this may limit your interest in the said topic. What the heck is that rubbish? 
   It is for this very reason that I have enlisted a summary of variables that many of them have scales confirmed to be free online. You are expected to search on your own, the best scales with the items that measure your variables with adequate validity and reliability.
    
  
1. Anxiety
2. Decision
3. Social interaction
4. Personality
5. Insomnia
6. Job satisfaction
7. Peer group
8. Suicide
9. Sexual satisfaction
10. Depression
11. Career decision
12. Procrastination
13. Faith in people
14. Prostitution
15. Dogmatism
16. Religiosity
17. Risk taking
18. Alcoholism
19. Substance abuse
20. Impulsiveness
21. Emotional instability
22. Achievement motivation
23. Believe in just world
24. Life satisfaction
25. Quality of life
26. Consumer's need for uniqueness
27. Self-esteem
28. Self-efficacy
29. Self evaluation
30. Empathy

 31. Fear of negative evaluation
32. Future time orientation
33. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
34. Choice dilemma
35. Obsession
36. Indecisiveness
37. Emotion
38. Trust in people
39. Subjective happiness
40. Sensation seeking
41. Self-consciousness
42. Resistance to change
43. Regret
44. Tendency to plan
45. Worry
46. Personal fear of invalidity
47. Need for uniqueness
48. Need for affiliation
49. Academic performance
50. Perfectionism
51. Moral decision making
52. Social desirability

 53. Locus of control
54. Mental maturity
55. Eating disorder
56. Ethnocentrism
57. Deception
58. Psychosocal pain
59. Stress
60. Attention
61. Sexual violence
62. Truancy
63. Paranoia
64. Introversion
65. Gambling
66. Extraversion
67. Job Stress
68. Guilt
69. Music
70. Jealousy
71. Occultism
72. Panic attacks
73. Post-natal depression
74. Optimism/pessimism
75. Peer pressure
76. Bullying
77. Child abuse
78. Effect of aging
79. Parenting style
80. Aggression

 81. Gender differences...
82. Race
83. Grief and loss
84. Divorce
85. Shyness
86. Breast-feeding in the public arena
87. Confidence
88. Authoritarianism
89. Socio-economic status
90. Religion affiliation
91. Ethnicity
92. Dating
93. Abortion
94. Coping ability
96. Social media
97. Divorce
98. Contraception
99. Gender bias
100. Genetic influence
101. Attitude towards kissing......😍


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