Social Performer (Self-Monitoring)


Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For each statement, select the response that best applies to you. Do not spend too long deliberating about your responses: if in doubt, choose the option that immediately seems most appropriate.

Disagree Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree a Little Agree a Little Agree Moderately Agree Strongly
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Disagree Strongly
2 - Disagree Moderatley
3 - Disagree a Little
4 - Agree a Little
5 - Agree Moderately
6 - Agree Strongly
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6
I would probably make a good actor.
I'm not always the person I appear to be.
I would not change my opinions (or the way I do things) in order to please someone or win their favour.
I have considered being an entertainer.
I can only argue for ideas which I already believe.
I can make impromptu speeches even on topics about which I have almost no information.
I have never been good at games like charades or improvisational acting.
In different situations and with different people, I often act like very different persons.
I find it hard to imitate the behaviour of other people.
At a party I let others keep the jokes and stories going.
I may deceive people by being friendly when I really dislike them.
At parties and social gatherings, I do not attempt to do or say things that others will like.
I feel a bit awkward in public and do not show up quite as well as I should.
I can look anyone in the eye and tell a lie with a straight face (if for a right end).
In a group of people I am rarely the center of attention.
I am not particularly good at making other people like me.
I guess I put on a show to impress or entertain others.
I have trouble changing my behaviour to suit different people and different situations.