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Table 1 Factor loadings for the competitive empathy scale

From: Measuring competitive self-focus perspective taking, submissive compassion and compassion goals

Scale Items Factor 1
3. If I were an interrogator I would know how to get information out of people. .764
5. I can work out what people like and use it in my favour. .757
4. I am good at mind reading. .684
2. I would be a good poker player because I can tell when people are bluffing. .651
1. I can read people well enough to be able to manipulate them if I need to. .590
Eigenvalue 2.904
Variance (%) 47.94