Form: Rational Experiental Inventory, REI

Rational Experiental Inventory, REI
1 Definitely not true of myself
2 Somewhat not true of myself
3 Neither true nor untrue of myself
4 Somewhat true of myself
5 Definitely true of myself
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I am not very good at solving problems that require careful logical analysis.
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I like to rely on my intuitive impressions.
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I try to avoid situations that require thinking in depth about something.
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I can usually feel when a person is right or wrong, even if I can't explain how I know.
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I suspect my hunches are inaccurate as often as they are accurate.
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I don't like to have to do a lot of thinking.
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Intuition can be a very useful way to solve problems.
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I'm not that good at figuring out complicated problems.
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I am not a very analytical thinker.
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I would not want to depend on anyone who described himself or herself as intuitive.
11
I tend to use my heart as a guide for my actions.
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I enjoy intellectual challenges.
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My snap judgments are probably not as good as most people's.
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Reasoning things out carefully is not one of my strong points.
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I usually have clear, explainable reasons for my decisions.
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I hardly ever go wrong when I listen to my deepest gut feelings to find an answer.
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I enjoy solving problems that require hard thinking.
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I often go by my instincts when deciding on a course of action.
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When it comes to trusting people, I can usually rely on my gut feelings.
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Thinking is not my idea of an enjoyable activity.
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I prefer complex problems to simple problems.
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Using my gut feelings usually works well for me in figuring out problems in my life.
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I don't reason well under pressure.
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If I were to rely on my gut feelings, I would often make mistakes.
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I don't like situations in which I have to rely on intuition.
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I am much better at figuring things out logically than most people.
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I trust my initial feelings about people.
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Thinking hard and for a long time about something gives me little satisfaction.
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I enjoy thinking in abstract terms.
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I think there are times when one should rely on one's intuition.
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I believe in trusting my hunches.
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I have a logical mind.
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I think it is foolish to make important decisions based on feelings.
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Knowing the answer without having to understand the reasoning behind it is good enough for me.
35
Learning new ways to think would be very appealing to me.
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I don't think it is a good idea to rely on one's intuition for important decisions.
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I have no problem thinking things through carefully.
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I generally don't depend on my feelings to help me make decisions.
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I don't have a very good sense of intuition.
40
Using logic usually works well for me in figuring out problems in my life.