Online version of the Life Orientation Test (LOT) by Charles Carver and it's modest revision (LOT-R), developed to assess individual differences in generalized optimism versus pessimism.
Authors: C. Carver, M. Scheier (1985)
Test is provided for educational and entertainment use only. It is not intended to be a psychological advice of any kind, and come without any guarantee of accuracy or validity. Assesment is free and anonymous. You can save the direct link to your results.
- M. F. Scheier, C. S. Carver. Optimism, coping, and health: assessment and implications of generalized outcome expectancies // Health Psychology, 1985. 4
- M. F. Scheier, C. S. Carver, M. W. Bridges. Distinguishing optimism from neuroticism (and trait anxiety, self-mastery, and self-esteem): a reevaluation of the Life Orientation Test // Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1994. 67