Personality Development Unit 3 Journal

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Learning is enhanced when you take time to reflect on the process. Answer the following questions, then score yourself at the bottom of the page.

Self-Monitoring Measure

from Snyder (1974)

The statements on this page and the next concern your personal reactions to a number of different situations. No two statements are exactly alike, so consider each statement carefully before answering. If a statement is TRUE or MOSTLY TRUE as applies to you, then circle the T. If a statement is FALSE or MOSTLY FALSE as applies to you, circle the F.

  1. I find it hard to imitate the behavior of other people. T F
  2. My behavior is usually an expression of my true inner feelings, attitudes, and beliefs. T F
  3. At parties and social gatherings, I do not attempt to do or say things that others will like. T F
  4. I can only argue for ideas which I already believe. T F
  5. I can make impromptu speeches even on topics about which I have almost no information. T F
  6. I guess I put on a show to impress or entertain people. T F
  7. When I am uncertain how to act in social situations, I look to the behavior of others for cues. T F
  8. I would probably make a good actor. T F
  9. I rarely need the advice of my friends to choose movies, books, or music. T F
  10. I sometimes appear to others to be experiencing deeper emotions than I really am. T F
  11. I laugh more when I watch a comedy with others than when alone. T F
  12. In a group of people, I am rarely the center of attention. T F
  13. In different situations, and with different people, I often act like a very different person. T F
  14. I am not particularly good at making people like me. T F
  15. Even if I am not enjoying myself, I often pretend to be having a good time. T F
  16. I am not always the person I appear to be. T F
  17. I would not change my opinions (or the way I do things) in order to please someone else or win their favor. T F
  18. I have considered being an entertainer. T F
  19. In order to get along and be liked, I tend to be what people expect me to be rather than anything else. T F
  20. I have never been good at games like charades or improvisational acting. T F
  21. I have trouble changing my behaviors to suit different people and different situations. T F
  22. At a party, I let others keep the jokes and stories going. T F
  23. I feel a bit awkward in company and do not show up quite so well as I should. T F
  24. I can look anyone in the eye and tell a lie with a straight face (if for a right end). T F
  25. I may deceive people by being friendly when I really dislike them. T F

Scoring

Give one point for items # 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 12, 14, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23 if they are False.

Give one point for items # 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 24, 25 if they are True.

The greater the number of points earned, the higher in self-monitoring a person is.

A score of 12–14 is average for a sample of college students.

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SELF-MONITORING MEASURE
Self-Monitoring Measure

1. I find it hard to imitate the behavior of other people. T F True
2. My behavior is usually an expression of my true inner feelings, attitudes, and beliefs. T F
True
3. At parties and social gatherings, I do not attempt to do or say things that others will like.
T F True
4. I can only argue for ideas which I already...

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Anonymous
Good stuff. Would use again.

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