Adolescent Measure of Empathy and Sympathy (AMES)

This instrument was designed to measure and differentiate empathy and sympathy in adolescents and balance its emphasis on affective and cognitive empathy. The Adolescent Measure of Empathy and Sympathy (AMES), (1) balances the emphasis on affective empathy and cognitive empathy, (2) uses unambiguous wording and (3) distinguishes between empathy and sympathy.

Content

Topics
Ethical Orientation
Skills
Empathy, Sympathy
Subskills

Affective Empathy, Cognitive Empathy, Sympathy

Grades
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English

Administration Information

Length
12 items
Price

Free

Training
Not indicated
Administration
Individual,
Paper
Professional
Non-Professional

Psychometrics

Scoring
Self-scoring