Empathy, Autistic Tendencies, and Systemizing Tendencies—Relationships Between Standard Self-Report Measures

  title={Empathy, Autistic Tendencies, and Systemizing Tendencies—Relationships Between Standard Self-Report Measures},
  author={Cornelia Sindermann and Andrew J. Cooper and Christian Montag},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychiatry},
The aim of the present study was to investigate associations between four highly used self-report measures assessing empathy (measured as both a unidimensional and multidimensional construct), autistic tendencies, and systemizing tendencies. Participants in this study completed the following self-report measures: The Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) and the Empathy Quotient (EQ) to measure empathy, and the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) and the Systemizing Quotient–Revised (SQ-R) to assess… 

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