Take any of the following quizzes, all based on scientific research, to learn more about yourself, your emotional makeup, and how you relate to others.

The quizzes are also chock-full of practical tips for cultivating positive emotions and stronger relationships.


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Empathy Quiz

Empathy Quiz

How well do you feel and understand what others are feeling?


Social Capital Quiz

Social Capital QuizHow strong are your social connections, online and off?

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Grateful Organizations Quiz

Grateful Organizations QuizDoes your organization elicit gratitude--or make people feel taken for granted?

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Compassionate Organizations Quiz

Compassionate Organizations QuizDoes your organization foster compassion or callousness?

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Connection to Humanity Quiz

Connection to Humanity QuizHow big is your circle of concern?

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Stress and Anxiety Quiz

Stress and Anxiety QuizDo you feel like you're about to crack?

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Compassionate Love Quiz

Compassionate Love QuizYou might love your partner truly, madly, deeply. But do you love compassionately?

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Altruism Quiz

Altruism QuizAre you a giver or a Grinch?

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Gratitude Quiz

Gratitude QuizAre you truly grateful for the good things in your life—or do you take them for granted?

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Relationship Trust Quiz

Relationship Trust QuizIs your relationship defined by honesty and dependability—or suspicion and betrayal?

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Mindfulness Quiz

Mindfulness QuizDo you savor life or let everyday stresses control you? In other words, how mindful are you?

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Forgiveness Quiz

Forgiveness QuizWhen someone hurts you, are you more likely to turn the other cheek—or seek revenge?

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Emotional Intelligence Quiz

Emotional Intelligence QuizHow well do you read other people?

Take this quiz now to find out if you can identity the emotions conveyed by different facial expressions, and learn how to pick up on their tell-tale signs.


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