Intellectual humility scale

Please complete the following psychometric scale.


1. My ideas are usually better than other people’s ideas.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

2. For the most part, others have more to learn from me than I have to learn from them.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

3. When I am really confident in a belief, there is very little chance that belief is wrong.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

4. I’d rather rely on my own knowledge about most topics than turn to others for expertise.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

5. On important topics, I am not likely to be swayed by the viewpoints of others.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

6. I have at times changed opinions that were important to me, when someone showed me I was wrong.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

7. I am willing to change my position on an important issue in the face of good reasons.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

8. I am open to revising my important beliefs in the face of new information.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

9. I am willing to change my opinions on the basis of compelling reason.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

10. I’m willing to change my mind once it’s made up about an important topic.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

11. I respect that there are ways of making important decisions that are different from the way I make decisions.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

12. Listening to perspectives of others seldom changes my important opinions.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

13. I welcome different ways of thinking about important topics.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

14. I can have great respect for someone, even when we don't see eye-to-eye on important topics.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

15. Even when I disagree with others, I can recognize that they have sound points.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

16. When someone disagrees with ideas that are important to me, it feels as though I'm being attacked.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

17. When someone contradicts my most important beliefs, it feels like a personal attack.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

18. I tend to feel threatened when others disagree with me on topics that are close to my heart.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

19. I can respect others, even if I disagree with them in important ways.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

20. I am willing to hear others out, even if I disagree with them.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

21. When someone disagrees with ideas that are important to me, it makes me feel insignificant.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree

22. I feel small when others disagree with me on topics that are close to my heart.
1=strongly disagree2=disagree3=neither agree nor disagree4=agree5=strongly agree