This survey is part of a research study to learn about how social media and media images influence our views of ourselves and the world around us.


The estimated time to complete this survey is less than 10 minutes. 

The survey is comprised of:

  • Statements that you rank on a scale from 'Not at all' to 'A lot' or 'Extremely'
  • Statements that require selected a choice from a short list of options
  • Watching a 1 minute video
All responses are voluntary and you may skip any question you find difficult.  No personally identifying information is requested and all responses are anonymous.

By clicking the "continue" arrow, you will be giving your consent to participate in this study. 

Thank you for your participation! 


Disclaimer: This study is under the direction of Dr. Pamela Rutledge, director of the Media Psychology Research Center and has received IRB approval at that organization.  Dr. Rutledge and Dr. Jerri Lynn Hogg, faculty at Fielding Graduate University are the primary researchers.  All responses to this survey are voluntary and anonymous.  While no security systems are infallible, we have taken every measure at our disposal to ensure the security and privacy of survey and data collection and storage.  Demographics information is gathered for academic purposes however no personally identifiable information is requested, stored, or in any way linked to individual responses. Data is only available to the researchers and is password protected.  The results of the study will be reported in summarized version for academic publication. You may skip any question if you find it difficult for any reason. There are no anticipated benefits or risks for participating in this survey.  Results will be available on the MPRC website in January 2011.

If you have any questions or concerns about this survey, contact Dr. Rutledge at prutledge@mprcenter.org