Holistic tendency - Holism Scale
Choi‚ Koo and Choi .2007
1. We should avoid going to extremes.
2. It is more important to pay attention to the whole context rather than the details.
3. Future events are predictable based on present situations.
4. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
5. Everything in the world is intertwined in a causal relationship.
6. An individual who is currently honest will stay honest in the future.
7. Choosing a middle ground in an argument should be avoided.
8. Any phenomenon entails a numerous number of consequences‚ although some of them may not be known.
9. A person who is currently living a successful life will continue to stay successful.
10. It is important to find a point of compromise than to debate who is right/ wrong‚ when one’s opinions conflict with other’s opinions.
11. Nothing is unrelated.
12. We should consider the situation a person is faced with‚ as well as his/her personality‚ in order to understand one’s behavior.
13. It is more desirable to take the middle ground than go to extremes.
14. Current situations can change at any time.
15. It is more important to pay attention to the whole than its parts.
16. If an event is moving toward a certain direction‚ it will continue to move toward that direction.
17. Any phenomenon has numerous numbers of causes‚ although some of the causes are not known.
18. Every phenomenon in the world moves in predictable directions.
19. When disagreement exists among people‚ they should search for ways to compromise and embrace everyone's opinions.
20. It is not possible to understand the parts without considering the whole picture.
21. Even a small change in any element of the universe can lead to significant alterations in other elements.
22. The whole‚ rather than its parts‚ should be considered in order to understand a phenomenon.
23. It is desirable to be in harmony‚ rather than in discord‚ with others of different opinions than one’s own.
24. Everything in the universe is somehow related to each other.
Causality‚ Locus of Attention‚ Attitude Towards Contradiction‚ Perception of Change
1. Everything in the universe is somehow related to each other.
2. Even a small change in any element in the universe can lead to substantial alterations in others.
3. Any phenomenon has a numerous number of causes although some of the causes are not known.
4. Any phenomenon has a numerous number of results although some of the results are not known.
5. Nothing is unrelated.
6. Sometimes‚ the empty space in a painting is just as important as the objects.
1. It’s not possible to understand the pieces without considering the whole picture.
2. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
3. Paying attention to the field is more important than paying attention to its elements.
4. A marker of good architecture is how harmoniously it blends with other buildings around it.
1=strongly disagree‚ 2=moderately disagree‚ 3=somewhat disagree‚ 4=neutral‚ 5=somewhat agree‚ 6=moderately agree‚ 7=strongly agree
Reverse coding items: 3‚ 6‚ 7‚ 9‚ 16‚ and 18
Causality items: 5‚ 8‚ 11‚ 17‚ 21‚ and 24
Locus of Attention items: 2‚ 4‚ 12‚ 15‚ 20‚ and 22
Attitude Towards Contradiction items: 1‚ 7R‚ 10‚ 13‚ 19‚ and 23
Perception of Change items: 3R‚ 6R‚ 9R‚ 14‚ 16R‚ and 18R
Holistic Orientation Composite (Holistic): 1‚ 2‚ 3_REVERSE‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6_REVERSE‚ 7_REVERSE‚ 8‚ 9_REVERSE‚ 10‚ 11‚ 12‚ 13‚ 14‚ 15‚ 16_REVERSE‚ 17‚ 18_REVERSE‚ 19‚ 20‚ 21‚ 22‚ 23‚ and 24
This instrument Available online at:http://wiki.mgto.org/holistic_tendency & http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152966/table/T1/
Choi‚ I.‚ Koo‚ M.‚ & Jong An Choi. (2007). Individual Differences in Analytic Versus Holistic Thinking. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin‚ 33(5)‚ 691–705.