Archives: Tests

Instrument to measure unobserved constructs (latent variables). Typically it is a series of tasks or problems that the respondent has to solve.

Aspects of identity test: What makes you you?

The Aspects of Identity Questionnaire (AIQ-IV) tests your scores on various identity orientations that reveal what parts of you are more important to you than the others. The different parts or aspects of you’re identity are what make you, you. Throughout childhood, adolescence and teenage years, we’re in this constant process of defining ourselves- constructed […]

Humor styles test: What’s your humor style?

The Humor Styles Questionnaire (HSQ) was developed by psychologist Rod Martin, author of The Psychology of Humor. You can use this test to find out your dominant humor style- the type of humor that you like most and engage in most often. Humor is the glue of relationships and studies show that people with a […]

Emotional intelligence assessment (SSEIT)

The Schutte Self-Report Emotional Intelligence Test (SSEIT) is an emotional intelligence assessment that measures your general emotional intelligence level. Emotional Intelligence is key to self-understanding and understanding the people in your life. Emotional Intelligence is a broad term that encompasses a set of personal and interpersonal skills. According to Daniel Goleman, author of the widely […]

Dark personality test (Unveil your dark side)

The Short Dark Triad (SD3) is a brief personality test that tells you how you fare on three dark personality traits- Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy. These traits are known as the Dark Triad of personality. They are socially aversive traits, meaning traits that are unpleasant to other people. We all have some combination of these […]

Free will test using the FAD-Plus scale

The Free Will and Determinism (FAD) plus scale tests your belief in free will and related philosophical positions. Do you believe in free will? I know that’s a very vague and difficult question to answer. One of the reasons why the question of whether or not we have free will is so extensively debated is […]

Career assessment test (Holland Code) (RIASEC)

The Holland Code (RIASEC) career assessment test was originally developed by John Holland. It tells you what type of careers are ideal for you based on your interests and the things you like to do. When it comes to choosing a career, taking into account your interests can have a significant impact on your job […]

Temperaments test (Fisher temperament inventory)

Anthropologist Helen Fisher’s temperaments test is different than many other personality tests in that it explores the human personality using four basic brain systems- dopamine, serotonin, testosterone and estrogen. These neurochemicals are linked to distinct human behaviours and thinking patterns. Based on these distinct behaviours and thinking patterns, personality has been divided into four broad […]

Big five personality test (Big five inventory) (BFI)

Over the past few decades, psychologists have come up with very robust personality tests. The culmination of this extensive research is the Big Five Personality Test or Big Five Inventory (BFI). As the name suggests, the test measures human personality on five big or broad dimensions. These dimensions are Extraversion (or Extroversion), Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, […]

Depression Self-Test: Zung Depression scale

The Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS) is a depression self-test that tests your current depression level. It was originally developed by W.W. Zung to test the level of depression in patients diagnosed with depression. This depression test measures the various psychological as well as somatic symptoms associated with depression. It measures the four common characteristics […]

Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI)

Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) attempts to measure Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability. These are two common and independent personality dimensions that account for a large proportion of personality differences in people. This test is based on Hans Eysenck’s theory of personality. Scores in Eysenck’s Personality Inventory This simple personality test consists of 57 ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ type […]

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