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Empathy

The following variables relate to Empathy:

Selection Variable Info Dataset
IRI_1 I daydream and fantasize, with some regularity, about things that might happen to me. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_2 I often have tender, concerned feelings for people less fortunate than me. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_3 I sometimes find it difficult to see things from the "other guy's point of view. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_4 Sometimes I don't feel very sorry for other people when they are having problems. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_5 I really get involved with the feelings of the characters in a novel. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_6 In emergency situations, I feel apprehensive and ill-at-ease. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_7 I am usually objective when I watch a movie or play, and I don't often get completely caught up in it. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_8 I try to look at everybody's side of a disagreement before I make a decision. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_9 When I see someone being taken advantage of, I feel kind of protective towards them. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_10 I sometimes feel helpless when I am in the middle of a very emotional situation. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_11 I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how things look from their perspective. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_12 Becoming extremely involved in a good book or movie is somewhat rare for me. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_13 When I see someone get hurt, I tend to remain calm. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_14 Other people's misfortunes do not usually disturb me a great deal. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_15 If I'm sure I'm right about something, I don't waste much time listening to other people's arguments. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_16 After seeing a play or movie, I have felt as though I were one of the characters. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_17 Being in a tense emotional situation scares me. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_18 When I see someone being treated unfairly, I sometimes don't feel very much pity for them. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_19 I am usually pretty effective in dealing with emergencies. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_20 I am often quite touched by things that I see happen. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_21 I believe that there are two sides to every question and try to look at them both. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_22 I would describe myself as a pretty soft-hearted person. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_23 When I watch a good movie, I can very easily put myself in the place of a leading character. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_24 I tend to lose control during emergencies. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_25 When I'm upset at someone, I usually try to "put myself in his shoes" for a while. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_26 When I am reading an interesting story or novel, I imagine how I would feel if the events in the story were happening to me. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_27 When I see someone who badly needs help in an emergency, I go to pieces. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_28 Before criticizing somebody, I try to imagine how I would feel if I were in their place. Objectification in women's daily lives Study 1
IRI_EC_1 I often have tender, concerned feelings for people less fortunate than me. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_1 I sometimes find it difficult to see things from the "other guy's" point of view. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_2 Sometimes I don't feel very sorry for other people when they are having problems Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_2 I try to look at everybody's side of a disagreement before I make a decision. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_3 When I see someone being taken advantage of, I feel kind of protective towards them. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_3 I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how things look from their perspective Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_4 Other people's misfortunes do not usually disturb me a great deal. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_5 If I'm sure I'm right about something, I don't waste much time listening to other people's arguments Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_5 When I see someone being treated unfairly, I sometimes don't feel very much pity for them. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_6 I am often quite touched by things that I see happen. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_5 I believe that there are two sides to every question and try to look at them both. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_7 I would describe myself as a pretty soft-hearted person. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_6 When I'm upset at someone, I usually try to "put myself in his shoes" for a while. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_PT_7 Before criticizing somebody, I try to imagine how I would feel if I were in their place. Leuven couples study 2014
IRI_EC_1 I often have tender, concerned feelings for my partner when he/she is less fortunate than me Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_2 Sometimes I don't feel very sorry for my partner when he/she has problems Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_3 When I see my partner being taken advantage of, I feel protective towards him/her Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_4 My partner's misfortunes don't usually disturb me a great deal Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_5 When I see my partner being treated unfairly, I sometimes don't feel very much pity for him/her Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_6 I am often quite touched by things that I see happening in my relationship Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_EC_7 In my relationship with my partner, I would describe myself as a pretty soft-hearted person. Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_2 If I have a disagreement with my partner, I try to look at their perspective before making a decision Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_3 I sometimes try to understand my partner better by imagining how things look from his / her perspective Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_4 If I'm sure I'm right about something, I don't waste much time listening to my partner's arguments Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_5 In my relationship, I believe there are two sides to every story, and I try to look at both Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_6 When I'm upset by my partner, I usually try to "put myself in their shoes" for a while Leuven couples study 2016
IRI_PT_7 Before criticizing my partner, I try to imagine how I would feel if I were in his/her place. Leuven couples study 2016

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