Barratt Impulsiveness Scale -11 (BIS-11)

Alternate Names: Barratt Impulsiveness Scale - Revised

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Barratt Impulsiveness Scale

The Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-11) as desribed in Stanford et al (1995)
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Barratt Impulsiveness Scale - Revised

A revised version of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale - 11 as designed by Chen (2013).
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Barratt, E. S. (1959). Anxiety and impulsiveness related to psychomotor efficiency. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 9(2), 191-198.

Barratt, E. S. (1965). Factor analysis of some psychometric measures of impulsiveness and anxiety. Psychological Reports, 16(2), 547-554.

Patton, J. H., Stanford, M. S., & Barratt, E. S. (1995). Factor structure of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(6), 768-774.

Lauriola, M., Russo, P. M., Lucidi, F., Violani, C., & Levin, I. P. (2005). The role of personality in positively and negatively framed risky health decisions. Personality and Individual Differences, 38(1), 45-59.

Davis, C., Patte, K., Tweed, S., & Curtis, C. (2007). Personality traits associated with decision-making deficits. Personality and Individual Differences, 42(2), 279-290.

Martin, L. E., & Potts, G. F. (2009). Impulsivity in decision-making: an event-related potential investigation. Personality and Individual Differences, 46(3), 303-308.

Chen, W. (2013). NeuroInvesting : Build a new investing brain. Singapore: Wiley.