Personal Self-Description Survey
Instructions
(Practice version for Psych 314i)

Please first answer these background questions, then complete the rest of the survey.

Sex Male Female
Age years
Bi-Co student number


Following are phrases describing people's behaviors. Please use the rating scale below to describe how accurately each statement describes you. Describe yourself as you generally are now, not as you wish to be in the future. Describe yourself as you honestly see yourself, in relation to other people you know of the same sex and age. Read each statement carefully, and click the bubble that corresponds to how strongly you agree or disagree with this as a description of you. If you don't understand a statement, please leave it blank.

Often feel blue
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Have little to say.
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Believe in the importance of art.
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Have a good word for everyone.
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Waste my time.
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Seldom feel blue.
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Feel comfortable around people.
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Am not interested in abstract ideas.
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Have a sharp tongue.
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Am always prepared.
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Feel comfortable with myself.
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Keep in the background.
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Do not like art.
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Believe that others have good intentions.
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Pay attention to details.
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Rarely get irritated.
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Make friends easily.
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Have a vivid imagination.
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Respect others.
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Find it difficult to get down to work.
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Am not easily bothered by things.
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Know how to captivate people.
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Avoid philosophical discussions.
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Accept people as they are.
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Get chores done right away.
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Dislike myself.
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Am skilled in handling social situations.
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Tend to vote for liberal political candidates.
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Cut others to pieces.
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Carry out my plans.
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Am very pleased with myself.
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Would describe my experiences as somewhat dull.
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Do not enjoy going to art museums.
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Suspect hidden motives in others.
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Do just enough work to get by.
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Am often down in the dumps.
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Am the life of the party.
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Tend to vote for conservative political candidates.
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Make people feel at ease.
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Make plans and stick to them.
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Have frequent mood swings.
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Don't like to draw attention to myself.
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Carry the conversation to a higher level.
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Get back at others.
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Don't see things through.
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Panic easily.
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Don't talk a lot.
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Enjoy hearing new ideas.
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Insult people.
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Shirk my duties.
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