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Intellectual Humility Scale (IHS) Review

  Assessment name: Intellectual Humility Scale (IHS) Scale overview: The Intellectual Humility Scale (IHS) is a 6-item single factor, self-report measure of general intellectual humility. Authors: Mark Leary et al. (2017) Response Type: Participants rate each item on a five-point scale as the item applies to them. The anchors are not at all like me and very much like me . Scale items: There are 6 items   Examples   I question my own opinions, positions, and viewpoints because they could be wrong.   I recognize the value in opinions that are different from my own. Psychometric properties A factor analysis supported one factor. Cronbach’s Alpha = .82 The authors provided evidence of significant positive and negative correlations with other measures including all of the Big Five scales. A few examples of correlation values between the HIS and other measures follow: Openness .33 Existential Quest .35 Dogmatism -.49 self-righteousness - .35   Availabili

Specific Intellectual Humility Scale (SIHS)- Review

  Assessment name: Specific Intellectual Humility Scale (SIHS) Scale overview: The Specific Intellectual Humility Scale (SIHS) is a nine-item self-report measure of humility in a specific domain, topic, or area of interest such as politics or religion. Authors: Rick H. Hoyle and others (2016) Response Type: Participants rate each item on a five-point scale of degree of how much the item applies to them. The anchor points range from not at all like me to very much like me. Scale items: Each item has a blank to be filled in by the researchers who wish to assess a specific area of humility.  Examples    My views about _____ are just as like to be wrong as other views.    When it comes to my views about _____ I may be overlooking evidence. Psychometric properties Coefficient alpha values were high in several studies for the 9-item version. Coefficient alphas ranged from .77 to .86 for an abbreviated 3-item version. CFA evidence supported a single factor for the con

Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale

Assessment name:   Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale Scale overview: The Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale (TIHS) is an 11-item self-report rating scale of intellectual humility in relationship to God.   Authors: Peter Hill and others (2021)   Response Type: Items are rated on a 6-point scale of agreement from strongly disagree to strongly agree. Scale items There are 11 items associated with three factors:   1. Intellectual submission to the Divine   2. Human Finite Limitations   3. Belief Bias and Limitations Although the scale is labeled theistic and the factor 1 refers to “the Divine”, the items refer to God or the Bible. Item 11 includes the phrase “Christian beliefs.” Psychometric properties The first sample included 353 Christians who were mostly Protestant. The second sample included 318 Christians—some of them were from a Christian university. And the third sample included 235 Christians. The results of factor analyses supported the three factor

Injustice Gap Scale (IGS)

  Assessment name:     Injustice Gap Scale (IGS) Scale overview: The 4-item Injustice Gap Scale (IGS) was created to assess the gap experienced following an offense. The studies focused on the idea that the size of the justice gap is related to the difficulty in forgiving an offense.   Authors: Don Davis and others   Response Type: Items are rated on a visual scale of agreement between 0 = strongly disagree to 100 = strongly agree.   Scale items There are 4-items stating beliefs about God (or the Sacred) ensuring that justice will prevail.   Psychometric properties Factor analysis revealed support for a single factor. The factor loadings ranged from .74 to .91 and Cronbach’s alpha was .90. Correlations with other measures supported concurrent validity. Availability: The list of all 4 items is available in the PsycTESTS reference. The measure is available to use for noncommercial and educational purposes without seeking permission.   References for the s

Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS)

  Scale name: Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS) Scale overview: The 26-item Workplace Arrogance Scale measures arrogance in the workplace based on self-report using a 5-point rating scale. Authors: Russell E. Johnson of Michigan State University and others—see the article reference for the author list. Response Type: A 5-point Likert type rating scale from 1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree Sample items: 1. Believes that s/he knows better than everyone else in any given situation 2. Makes decisions that impact others without listening to their input Reliability: The 26-item WARS alpha was .93 in Johnson et al., 2010. Validity Factor analysis indicated a one-factor scale. Arrogance was positively correlated with dominance, anger, superiority, entitlement, and vanity. Arrogance was negatively correlated with humility, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and self-sufficiency. Arrogance was not related to authority. Availability: See Table A1 on page 427 of t

HEXACO Personality Inventory-Revised (HEXACO-PI-R)

  The HEXACO is a six-domain measure of personality available in 60-item and 100-item versions. The scale has been translated into many languages. These scales are available on the HEXACO website. The letters in HEXACO represent the names of the six domains. The domains are referred to as scales and are listed below. I will add a few descriptive words for each scale and provide the link below where you can obtain more details. In addition to the scales for the six domains, each domain has subscales referred to as facet-level scales. I have simply used the word subscales for these facets.   HEXACO authors: Kibeom Lee and Michael C. Ashton ********** Honesty-Humility : temptation to break or follow rules, motivations for personal gain, self-importance. Subscales: Sincerity, Fairness, Greed Avoidance, Modesty Emotionality : fear, worry, anxiety, emotional support Subscales: Fearfulness, Anxiety, Dependence, Sentimentality eXtraversion : interest/ comfort in social interactio