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MOTIVATIONAL STYLES (BISBAS) QUESTIONNAIRE

 
The following questionnaire is for personal information only and is not meant to be a professional evaluation. As with many research questionnaires, this questionnaire may not be normed for online participants. Please take this into account when you receive the results. However, as more people complete these questionnaires the results will become more accurate. You may be asked after you complete the questionnaire to submit it for research purposes which will improve the accuracy of results.

This questionnaire assesses your motivational style, what motivates you.


Directions: Each item of this questionnaire is a statement that a person may either agree with or disagree with. For each item, indicate how much you agree or disagree with what the item says. Please respond to all the items; do not leave any blank. Choose only one response to each statement. Please be as accurate and honest as you can be. Respond to each item as if it were the only item. That is, don't worry about being "consistent" in your responses.

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Item 1: A person's family is the most important thing in life.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 2: Even if something bad is about to happen to me, I rarely experience fear or nervousness.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 3: I go out of my way to get things I want.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 4: When I'm doing well at something I love to keep at it.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 5: I'm always willing to try something new if I think it will be fun.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 6: How I dress is important to me.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 7: When I get something I want, I feel excited and energized.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 8: Criticism or scolding hurts me quite a bit.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 9: When I want something I usually go all-out to get it.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 10: I will often do things for no other reason than that they might be fun.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 11: It's hard for me to find the time to do things such as get a haircut.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 12: If I see a chance to get something I want I move on it right away.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 13: I feel pretty worried or upset when I think or know somebody is angry at me.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 14: When I see an opportunity for something I like I get excited right away.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 15: I often act on the spur of the moment.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 16: If I think something unpleasant is going to happen I usually get pretty "worked up."

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 17: I often wonder why people act the way they do.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 18: When good things happen to me, it affects me strongly.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 19: I feel worried when I think I have done poorly at something important.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 20: I crave excitement and new sensations.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 21: When I go after something I use a "no holds barred" approach.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 22: I have very few fears compared to my friends.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 23: It would excite me to win a contest.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


Item 24: I worry about making mistakes.

Very true for me.
Somewhat true for me.
Somewhat false for me.
Very false for me.


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For authors and more information:
Carver, C. S., & White, T. L. (1994). Behavioral inhibition, behavioral activation, and affective responses to impending reward and punishment: The BIS/BAS scales. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 67, 319-333.



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