Self Monitoring

Secondary Traits


Self Monitoring

Quick definition

Ability to observe and regulate behavior in social situations to present oneself favorably.

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High Scorers

High scorers are adaptable to different social situations and are able to modify their behavior to fit the expectations of others. They are skilled at reading social cues and adjusting their behavior accordingly. They tend to be socially astute, able to assess the environment and act in ways that are appropriate for the context.

They’re likely to have a broad variety of interests that are good for making conversation and may tend to mirror others’ behaviour to fit in with groups.

Low Scorers

Low scorers tend to be consistent in their behavior across different social situations. They are less concerned with adapting to fit social expectations and are less likely to change their behavior based on the reactions of others. While being more “authentic” they may be perceived as less adaptable in diverse social settings.

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