The TIPI is a 10-item measure of the Big Five (or Five-Factor Model) dimensions.


  1. I see myself as extraverted, enthusiastic.
  2. I see myself as critical, quarrelsome.
  3. I see myself as dependable, self-disciplined.
  4. I see myself as anxious, easily upset.
  5. I see myself as open to new experiences, complex.
  6. I see myself as reserved, quiet.
  7. I see myself as sympathetic, warm.
  8. I see myself as disorganized, careless.
  9. I see myself as calm, emotionally stable.
  10. I see myself as conventional, uncreative.


Here are a number of personality traits that may or may not apply to you. Please write a number next to each statement to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with that statement. You should rate the extent to which the pair of traits applies to you, even if one characteristic applies more strongly than the other.

Response options

  • Disagree strongly
  • Disagree moderately
  • Disagree a little
  • Neither agree nor disagree
  • Agree a little
  • Agree moderately
  • Agree strongly



Gosling, S. D., Rentfrow, P. J., & Swann, W. B. (2003). A very brief measure of the Big-Five personality domains. Journal of Research in Personality, 37(6), 504–528. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0092-6566(03)00046-1