Batson’s Empathy Adjectives

Batson’s Empathy Adjectives
Batson‚ Bolen‚ Cross & Neuringer-Benfiel‚ 1986
 
1. sympathetic:
2. empathic:
3. concerned:
4. moved:
5. compassionate:
6. softhearted:
7. warm:
8. tender:
 
As you think about the offense‚ please answer the following questions about your attitude toward the person who hurt you. We do not want your ratings of past attitudes‚ but your rating of attitudes right now as you think about this event. After each item‚ please CIRCLE the word that best describes your current feeling. Please do not skip any item.
 
This instrument can be found on page 137 of “Exploring the relationship between religious commitment and forgiveness through quantitative and qualitative study"‚ available online at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1928&context=etd
 
Not at all‚ Little‚ Somewhat‚ Moderately‚ Quite a lot‚ Extremely
 

Batson‚ C.D.‚ Bolen‚ M.H.‚ Cross‚ J.A.‚ Neuringer-Benefiel‚ H.E. (1986). Where is the altruism in the altruistic personality? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology‚ 50‚ 212-220.

Kidwell‚ Julia E.M.‚ (2009). "Exploring the relationship between religious commitment and forgiveness through quantitative and qualitative study". Iowa State University. Doctoral Theses and Dissertations. Paper 10891.