Get the Brief Mood Introspection Scale (BMIS)

The scale is available on this site in four versions: English, French, Spanish and Urdu. Additional translations are available in the psychological literature.

English Version of the BMIS

Please cite: Mayer, J. D., & Gaschke, Y. N. (1988). The experience and meta-experience of mood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 102-111.

Click here for the English version of the BMIS (PDF).

French Version of the BMIS

A French translation of the BMIS (MS Word) has been prepared by Dr. Nathalie Dalle and Professor Paula Niedenthal, for which we are grateful.

Please cite the publications below:

Dalle, N., & Niedenthal, P.M.. (2003). La réorganisation de l'espace conceptuel au cours des états émotionnels [Reorganization of the conceptual space during emotional states]. L’Année Psychologique, 104, 585-616. PUF.

Niedenthal, P.M., & Dalle, N. (2000). Le mariage de mon meilleur ami: Emotional response categorization during naturally induced emotions. European Journal of Social Psychology, 31, 737-742.

For questions regarding the scale please contact Dr. Nathalie Dalle, Ph.D., at the University of Blaise Pascal, Department of Psychology - LAPSCO, 34 Avenue Carnot, 63037 Clermont-Ferrand, Cedex, France. Email:

Click here for the French version of the BMIS PDF).

Spanish Version of the BMIS

A Spanish translation of the BMIS (PDF) has been prepared by Dr. Nicolas Dumay and his colleagues Eneko Antón and Margaret Gillon

For questions regarding the Spanish version scale please contact Dr. Dumay, whose website is:

Click here for the Spanish version of the scale (PDF).

Urdu Version of the BMIS

An Urdu translation of the BMIS (PDF) has been prepared by Dr. Muhammad Faran.

For questions regarding the Urdu translation, please e-mail:

Click here for the Urdu version of the scale (PDF).

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