Below are some of the Frequently Asked Questions people have about MatchScale. For a detailed look at MatchScale, please [download our informative PDF] about our product. If you have any further inquiries, please [contact us].

• Can MatchScale be customized to fit the particular needs of my dating site?
• How many attributes does MatchScale measure?
• How are people matched using this system?
• Has MatchScale been validated?
• How much does this system cost?
• How long will it take to integrate this system into my website?

Can MatchScale be customized to fit
the particular needs of my dating site?

Yes, MatchScale has been designed to be modular. The recommended core is composed of the Big Five Personality elements (Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Openness, Extroversion and Emotional Stability), Attachment Style and Relationship/Dating Philosophy. Additional modules can include Parenting Style, Bedroom Style, Values and Attitudes, Communication Style, Financial Philosophy and more. A mental health screening is also available that specifically identifies potential stalkers and people prone to domestic violence. Subscales of each of those elements are also available ŗ la carte. [A complete list can be downloaded here].

This way, the combinations chosen by every client are unique and can be used to target their specific audience's needs.

Our experienced team of psychologists can work with you to measure areas not currently covered by the questionnaire by developing customized subscales.

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How many attributes does MatchScale measure?

MatchScale is composed of 152 subscales, subfactors and factors. These attributes have been selected based on the most up-to-date personality and relationship research available. We also use an in-depth demographic questionnaire to help us fine-tune matches based on reported interests and partner preferences.

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How are people matched using this system?

MatchScale uses the latest in artificial intelligence and sophisticated mathematical algorithms. The system compares the profiles of all other users and produces a list of potential matches based on characteristics, attitudes, and values.

Our complex system matches people using a mixture of similarity and complementary trait theories, depending on the attributes being measured. Each of the matching points has a unique set of rules based on the most recent research available. This hybrid system allows us to avoid making blanket assumptions that "birds of a feather flock together" or "opposites attract".

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Has MatchScale been validated?

At PsychTests, our team of psychologists and statisticians works hard to ensure the professional quality and scientific accuracy of all our assessments, according to test and measurement standards set forth by the American Psychological Association (APA). We are continually compiling and analyzing data on MatchScale to guarantee its validity, reliability and the precision of its measurements. Using a series of surveys, we are able to gather subjective and objective information about the test takers and their perceptions of their relationships.

Large-scale validation studies allow companies to confirm that tests, such as MatchScale, can accurately predict out-comes. The study officially validates the scientific foundation that the MatchScale system is built on. The complete validation study report, including a thorough analysis of the data, is available by request.

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How much does this system cost?

Since the MatchScale system has been designed to be modular, the custom-tailored product for every client will be unique.

Our team of psychologists is also able to work with clients to prepare customized subscales if they wish to measure areas not currently covered by our test.

To discuss you needs with our sales representatives, please [contact us].

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How long will it take to integrate this system into my website?

This flexible system can easily be integrated to provide a seamless experience for the users. MatchScale is modular and every client will require varying sized packages of the product. The setup time required for every client will be unique.

To discuss you needs with our sales representatives, please [contact us].

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