I like being around other people.
I ﬁnd it hard to get my words out smoothly.
I am comfortable with unexpected changes in plans.
It’s hard for me to avoid getting sidetracked in conversation.
I would rather talk to people to get information than to socialize.
People have to talk me into trying something new.
I am ‘‘in-tune’’ with the other person during casual interaction with acquaintances.
I have to warm myself up to the idea of visiting an unfamiliar place.
I enjoy being in social situations.
My voice has a ﬂat or monotone sound to it.
I feel disconnected or ‘‘out of sync’’ in casual interaction with acquaintances.
People ﬁnd it easy to approach me.
I feel a strong need for sameness from day to day.
People ask me to repeat things I’ve said because they don’t understand.
I am ﬂexible about how things should be done.
I look forward to situations where I can meet new people.
I have been told that I talk too much about certain topics.
When I make conversation it is just to be polite.
I look forward to trying new things.
I speak too loudly or softly.
I can tell when someone is not interested in what I am saying.
I have a hard time dealing with changes in my routine.
I am good at making small talk.
I act very set in my ways.
I feel like I am really connecting with other people.
People get frustrated by my unwillingness to bend.
I am warm and friendly in my interactions with others.
I leave long pauses in conversation.
I alter my daily routine by trying something different.
I prefer to be alone rather than with others.
I lose track of my original point when talking to people.
I like to closely follow a routine while working.
I can tell when it is time to change topics in conversation.
I keep doing things the way I know, even if another way might be better.
I enjoy chatting with people.