A short scale to measure self-righteousness.

  title={A short scale to measure self-righteousness.},
  author={Toni Falbo and S S Belk},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  volume={49 2},
Two studies were conducted which created and tested a scale to measure self-righteousness. Self-righteousness was defined as the conviction that one's behaviors or beliefs are correct, especially in contrast to alternate behaviors or beliefs. In the first study, a 4-item scale to measure general self-righteousness was derived which demonstrated adequate levels of internal consistency and was related to dogmatism and ambiguity intolerance. In the second study, the items were worded to be… CONTINUE READING