Social Identity Mapping Tool
The Social Identity Mapping Tool (SIM-tool) is a psychometrically validated instrument designed to provide a comprehensive overview of a person’s social world. The SIM-tool allows us to visualise social groups and concretely develop a personalized representation of subjective social-psychological reality.
The SIM-tool has at least three advantages over other measures of social identity:
For more information about the SIM-tool, you can read about it in the following papers:
Beckwith, M., Best, D., Dingle, G., Perryman, C., & Lubman, D. (2015). Predictors of Flexibility in Social Identity Among People Entering a Therapeutic Community for Substance Abuse. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 33(1), 93–104. doi:10.1080/07347324.2015.982465 [Full Text]
Eggins, R. A., O’Brien, A. T., Reynolds, K. J., Haslam, S. A., & Crocker, A. S. (2008). Refocusing the focus group: AIRing as a basis for effective workplace planning. British Journal of Management, 19(3), 277–293. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2007.00541.x [Full Text]
Jetten, J., Haslam, S. A., Iyer, A., & Haslam, C. (2010). Turning to Others in Times of Change Social Identity and Coping with Stress. [Book Info]