Form C6F: Revised Self-Monitoring Scale (RSMS) — Informant Questionnaire Scores Calculator

Directions: Indicate how well each statement describes the participant's CURRENT behavior. There are no right or wrong answers; we just want to get your impression of how you think the subject typically behaves. If you have questions about how to complete this questionnaire, please ask a staff member, and they will be happy to help you.

In social situations, the subject has the ability to alter his/her behavior if he/she feels that something else is called for.
The subject is often able to correctly read people's true emotions through their eyes.
The subject has the ability to control the way he/she comes across to people, depending on the impression he/she wants to give them.
In conversations, the subject is sensitive to even the slightest change in the facial expression of the person he/she is conversing with.
The participant's powers of intuition are quite good when it comes to understanding others.
The subject can usually tell when others consider a joke in bad taste, even though they may laugh convincingly.
When the subject feels that the image he/she is projecting isn't working, he/she can readily change to something that does.
The subject can usually tell when he/she said something inappropriate by reading it in the listener's eyes.
The subject has trouble changing his/her behavior to suit different people and different situations.
The subject can adjust his/her behavior to meet the requirements of any situation he/she is in.
If someone is lying to the subject, he/she usually knows it at once from that person's manner or expression.
Even when it might be to his/her advantage, the subject has difficulty putting up a good front.
Once the subject knows what the situation calls for, it's easy for him/her to regulate his/her actions accordingly.

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Sensitivity to Socio-emotional Expressiveness Score (EX) (0–30):
Ability to Modify Self-presentation Score (SP) (0–35):
RSMS Total Score (0–65):

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