1. I tend to buy things on impulse. 2. I become impatient when I have to wait for something. 3. I often say and do things on the spur of the moment‚ without stopping to think. 4. I can remember ‘‘playing sick’’ to get out of something. 5. I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did. 6. When I get bored‚ I like to stir up some excitement. 7. Some of my family have quick tempers. 8. People consider me a spontaneous‚ devil-may-care person. 9. I often get involved in things I later wish I could get out of. 10.I have been known to do unusual things on a dare. 11.I have sometimes stayed away from another person because I thought I might do or say something that I might regret afterwards. 12.I do not always tell the truth. 13.My way of doing things can be misunderstood or bother others. 14.Sometimes I rather enjoy going against the rules and doing things I am not supposed to. 15.At times‚ I am tempted to do or say something that others would think inappropriate. 16.At times I have very much wanted to leave home. 17.I would like to be a journalist. 18.I like to flirt. 19.Some of my family have habits that bother and annoy me very much. 20.At times I have worn myself out by undertaking too much. 21.In a group of people I would not be embarrassed to be called on to start a discussion or give an opinion about something I know well. 22.I would like to wear expensive clothes. 23.I am against giving money to beggars (*). 24.It is unusual for me to express strong approval or disapproval of the actions of others (*). 25.I like to stop and think things over before I do them (*). 26.I don’t like to start a project until I know exactly how to proceed (*). 27.I finish one activity or project before starting another (*). 28.I am steady and planful rather than unpredictable and impulsive (*). 29.On the whole‚ I am a cautious person (*). 30.I do not let too many things get in the way of my work (*). 31.I keep out of trouble at all costs (*). 32.I consider a matter from every viewpoint before I make a decision (*). 33.I am easily downed in an argument (*). 34.I have never done anything dangerous for the fun of it (*). 35.My conduct is largely controlled by the customs of those about me (*). 36.It makes me uncomfortable to put on a stunt at a party even when others are doing the same sort of thing (*). 37.I find it hard to make small talk when I meet new people (*). * reverse scored 1 (disagree very strongly) to 4 (agree very strongly).
Letzringa‚ Tera D.‚ Block‚ Jack.‚ Funder‚ David C. (2005). Ego-control and ego-resiliency: Generalization of self-report scales based on personality descriptions from acquaintances‚ clinicians‚ and the self. Journal of Research in Personality‚ 39(4): 395-422.
Block‚ J.‚ Funder‚ D. C.‚ Letzring‚ T. D. (2011). Ego control and ego-resiliency: Generalization of self-report scales based on personality descriptions from acquaintances‚ clinicians‚ and the self. Journal of Research in Personality‚ 39‚ 395-422