Measuring Empathizing and Systemizing with a Large US Sample

  title={Measuring Empathizing and Systemizing with a Large US Sample},
  author={Daniel B. Wright and Elin M. Skagerberg},
  booktitle={PloS one},
A large number of people completed one of two versions of the empathizing quotient (EQ) and systemizing quotient (SQ). One version had the negatively phrased items all re-worded. These re-worded items were answered more rapidly than the original items, and for the SQ produced a more reliable scale. Subjects gave self-assessments of empathizing and systemizing, and these were moderately correlated, r ≈ .6, with their respective quotients. Females had on average higher empathizing scores and… CONTINUE READING
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