IPIP Interpersonal Circumplex Scoring Key

 

ITEMS OF THE IPIP-IPC, SORTED BY SCALE

 

PA (Assured-Dominant)

6.

Demand to be the center of interest

14.

Do most of the talking

22.

Speak loudly

30.

Demand attention

 

BC (Arrogant-Calculating)

7.

 Cut others to pieces

15.

 Contradict others

23.

 Snap at people

31.

 Have a sharp tongue

 

DE (Cold-Hearted)

8.

 Believe people should fend for themselves

16.

 Don't fall for sob-stories

24.

 Don't put a lot of thought into things

32.

 Am not interested in other people's problems

 

FG (Aloof-Introverted)

1.

 Am quiet around strangers

9.

 Am a very private person

17.

 Don't talk a lot

25.

 Have little to say

 

HI (Unassured-Submissive)

2.

 Speak softly

10.

 Let others finish what they are saying

18.

 Seldom toot my own horn

26.

 Dislike being the center of attention

 

JK (Unassuming-Ingenuous)

3.

 Tolerate a lot from others

11.

 Take things as they come

19.

 Think of others first

27.

 Seldom stretch the truth

 

LM (Warm-Agreeable)

4.

 Am interested in people

12.

 Reassure others

20.

 Inquire about others' well-being

28.

 Get along well with others

 

NO (Gregarious-Extraverted)

5.

 Feel comfortable around people

13.

 Start conversations

21.

 Talk to a lot of different people at parties

29.

 Love large parties

 

 

 

Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2009). A brief assessment of the interpersonal circumplex: The IPIP-IPC. Assessment, 16, 352-361.

 

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