Interpersonal Reactivity Index, IRI

Test scores

Perspective-Taking
15
Fantasy
17
Empathic Concern
12
Personal Distress
28][0
19

Report

Perspective Taking the tendency to spontaneously adopt the psychological point of view of others.

Fantasy taps respondents' tendencies to transpose themselves imaginatively into the feelings and actions of fictitious characters in books, movies, and plays.

Empathic Concern assesses other-oriented feelings of sympathy and concern for unfortunate others.

Personal Distress measures self-oriented feelings of personal anxiety and unease in tense interpersonal settings.

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