Form: Mindful Attention Awareness Scale, MAAS

Mindful Attention Awareness Scale, MAAS
male form | female form
1 – Almost always
2 – Very frequently
3 – Somewhat frequently
4 – Somewhat infrequently
5 – Very infrequently
6 – Almost never
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1
I could be experiencing some emotion and not be conscious of it until some time later.
2
I break or spill things because of carelessness, not paying attention, or thinking of something else.
3
I find it difficult to stay focused on what's happening in the present.
4
I tend to walk quickly to get where I'm going without paying attention to what I experience along the way.
5
I tend not to notice feelings of physical tension or discomfort until they really grab my attention.
6
I forget a person's name almost as soon as I've been told it for the first time.
7
It seems I am «running on automatic», without much awareness of what I'm doing.
8
I rush through activities without being really attentive to them.
9
I get so focused on the goal I want to achieve that I lose touch with what I'm doing right now to get there.
10
I do jobs or tasks automatically, without being aware of what I'm doing.
11
I find myself listening to someone with one ear, doing something else at the same time.
12
I drive places on “automatic pilot” and then wonder why I went there.
13
I find myself preoccupied with the future or the past.
14
I find myself doing things without paying attention.
15
I snack without being aware that I'm eating.