TAC Seven Factor Form A

Factor 5 (Negative Impact on Society)

S = Strongly Agree; SA = Somewhat Agree; U = Undecided; SD = Somewhat Disagree; D = Strongly Disagree

No. Var. Item S SA U SD D
1. 142 Computers are changing the world too rapidly. 1 2 3 4 5
2. 215 I am afraid that if I begin to use computers I will become dependent upon them and lose some of my reasoning skills. 1 2 3 4 5
3. 138 Computers dehumanize society by treating everyone as a number. 1 2 3 4 5
4. 135 Our country relies too much on computers. 1 2 3 4 5
5. 144 Computers isolate people by inhibiting normal social interactions among users. 1 2 3 4 5
6. 176 Use of computers in education almost always reduces the personal treatment of students. 1 2 3 4 5
7. 134 Computers have the potential to control our lives. 1 2 3 4 5
8. 241 Working with computers makes me feel isolated from other people. 1 2 3 4 5
9. 218 I dislike working with machines that are smarter than I am. 1 2 3 4 5
10. 257 Using a computer prevents me from being creative. 1 2 3 4 5
11. 251 Working with computers means working on your own, without contact with others. 1 2 3 4 5