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Behavioral Science Evaluation
21 statements to evaluate
1984 Cathcart & Alessandra

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Instructions:  Choose the most appropriate radio button for each statement.  Be completely honest and discriminating.  There are no right or wrong choices.  

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1) Compare the statements and choose the one that best describes how you or the person you are evaluating behaves most of the time.
         Easy to get to know personally in unfamiliar social environments.
         More difficult to get to know personally in unfamiliar social environments.

2) Compare and choose:
         Focuses conversation on issues and tasks at hand; stays on the subject.
         Conversation reflects personal life experiences; may stray from 'business at hand'.

3) Compare and choose:
         Infrequent contributor to group conversations.
         Frequent contributor to group conversations.

4) Compare and choose:
         Tends to adhere to the Letter of the Law.
         Tends to adhere to the Spirit of the Law.

5) Compare and choose:
         Makes most decisions based on goals, facts or evidence.
         Makes most decisions based on feelings, experiences or relationships.

6) Compare and choose:
         Infrequent use of gestures and voice intonation to emphasize points.
         Frequently uses gestures and voice intonation to emphasize points.

7) Compare and choose:
         More likely to make emphatic statements like, "This is so!" or "I feel . . !".
         More likely to make qualified statements like "According to my sources . . ."

8) Compare and choose:
         Greater natural tendency toward animated facial expressions or observable body responses during speaking and listening.
         More limited facial expressions or observable body responses during speaking and listening.

9) Compare and choose:
         Tends to keep important personal feelings private: tends to share only when necessary.
         Tends to be more willing to show or share personal feelings more freely.

10) Compare and choose:
         Shows less enthusiasm than the average person.
         Shows more enthusiasm than the average person.

11) Compare and choose:
         More likely to introduce self to others at social gatherings.
         More likely to wait for others to introduce themselves at social gatherings.

12) Compare and choose:
         Flexible about how own time is used by others.
         Disciplined about how own time is used by others.

13) Compare and choose:
         Goes with own agenda.
         Goes with the flow.

14) Compare and choose:
         More naturally assertive behavior.
         More naturally reserved behavior.

15) Compare and choose:
         Tends to express own views more readily.
         Tends to reserve the expression of own opinions.

16) Compare and choose:
         Tends to naturally decide more quickly or spontaneously.
         Tends to naturally decide more slowly or deliberately.

17) Compare and choose:
         Prefers to work independently or dictate the relationship conditions.
         Prefers to work with others or be included in relationships.

18) Compare and choose:
         Naturally approaches risk or change more slowly or cautiously.
         Naturally approaches risk or change more quickly or spontaneously.

19) You are taking this inventory for yourself or another?
         Self.
         Another.

20) If for another, please type in the name:

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