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Mindset Quiz: How Tight or Loose Are You?

How intensely you adhere to social norms has major implications for your life. This level of intensity falls on a spectrum from very loose to very tight. Knowing how tight or loose you are can help you understand yourself and others better. 


My lab has studied and quantified the social norms influencing both individuals and groups all over the world. The following quiz is adapted from our research and should help you position your own mindset on this scale.


For each of the 20 questions, choose which answer best describes you. You’ll learn where you generally fall on the tight-loose spectrum and you’ll be given some tips for how to best negotiate your tight or loose mindset with others around you.

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