Character Strengths, Character Building Experts | VIA Institute

VIA Inventory of Strengths-P (VIA-IS-P), "VIA Survey" Psychometrics

Strength α
Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence 0.83
Bravery 0.72
Creativity 0.83
Curiosity 0.74
Fairness 0.77
Forgiveness 0.71
Gratitude 0.82
Honesty 0.67
Hope 0.85
Humility 0.65
Humor 0.73
Judgment 0.81
Kindness 0.83
Leadership 0.72
Love 0.87
Love of Learning 0.78
Perseverance 0.83
Perspective 0.79
Prudence 0.79
Self-Regulation 0.79
Social Intelligence 0.72
Spirituality 0.83
Teamwork 0.69
Zest 0.83
M 0.77

VIA Inventory of Strengths-P (VIA-IS-P), "VIA Survey" Virtue Scale Psychometrics

Six Virtues
Wisdom 0.78
Courage 0.77
Humanity 0.76
Justice 0.71
Temperance 0.62
Transcendence 0.79
M 0.74
Three Virtues
Caring 0.69
Inquisitiveness 0.80
Self-Control 0.75
M 0.75

VIA-IS-P, "VIA Survey" Citation

McGrath, R. E. (2019). Technical report: The VIA Assessment Suite for Adults: Development and Initial Evaluation Revised Edition. Cincinnati, OH: VIA Institute on Character.

VIA-IS-P, "VIA Survey" Languages

The VIA-IS-P, "VIA Survey" has been translated into the following languages. The languages marked with an asterisk are still considered "in development" because not enough survey takers have completed it to determine if the translation is reliable. Languages without an asterisk have been reviewed and are considered reliable. Researchers should use caution when using a survey translation that has not been reviewed for reliability.

  • English
  • Arabic*
  • Armenian*
  • Chinese-Simplified*
  • Hebrew*
  • Korean*
  • Latvian*
  • Portuguese (Portugal)*
  • Spanish*
  • Turkey*

To volunteer to translate the VIA Survey, please contact us here.