Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test, RMET

Authors: S. Baron-Cohen, S. Wheelwright et al. (2001)


The Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test consists of 36 photographs, each giving you four choices.

For each set of eyes, choose and circle which word best describes what the person in the picture is thinking or feeling.

You may feel that more than one word is applicable but please choose just one word, the word which you consider to be most suitable.

Before making your choice, make sure that you have read all 4 words.

You should try to do the task as quickly as possible but you will not be timed.

  • jealous
  • panicked
  • arrogant
  • hateful

Correct answer: panicked.
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