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Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) - English

The Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) measure of empathy as designed by Davis (1979).

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI)

Davis, M.H. (1979). Individual differences in empathy: A multidimensional approach. Dissertation (Scales published on p. 52).

Davis, M. H. (1983). Measuring individual differences in empathy: Evidence for a multidimensional approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 44, 113– 126.

Alterman, A., McDermott, I., Cacciola, P., & Rutherford, A. (2003). Latent Structure of the Davis Interpersonal Reactivity Index in Methadone Maintenance Patients. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 25(4), 257-265.

Hawk, S., Keijsers, L., Branje, S., Graaff, J., Wied, M., & Meeus, W. (2013). Examining the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) Among Early and Late Adolescents and Their Mothers. Journal of Personality Assessment, 95(1), 96-106.

Wachi, Watanabe, Yokota, Otsuka, & Lamb. (2016). The relationship between police officers' personalities and interviewing styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 97, 151-156.

Garcia-Barrera, Mauricio A., Karr, Justin E., Trujillo-Orrego, Natalia, Trujillo-Orrego, Sandra, & Pineda, David A. (2016). Evaluating Empathy in Colombian Ex-Combatants: Examination of the Internal Structure of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) in Spanish. Psychological Assessment, Psychological Assessment, 2016.