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M.E.S. 1972

 Emotional Empathy Scale (M.E.S.) Mehrabian (1972)

" the Mehrabian (1972) Emotional Empathy Scale (M.E.S.). The M.E.S. measures general emotional responsiveness to a variety of interpersonal situations. The scale is conceptualised as a measure of general empathic tendency or trait empathy and consists of 33 items on an 8 point scale ranging from +4 to -4. The F.E.S. measures the tendency to respond emotionally to fictional and/or dramatic characters. The scale consists of three items on a 5 point Likert-type scale ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree. " (BRINK 1991)