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Correlational findings

Study VanHemert et al. (2002): study ZZ 1977

Public:
Normal adults, general public, 30 countries, 1977-1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 333
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Lie
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Crombach's alpha= .78
Remarks
Meta analysis of 333 samples in 38 countries with 68,374 respondents
Distribution
M= 13,23
Operationalization
Lie scale of Eysenk Personal Questionnaire (1975 version) Measure of tendency to fake good and answer in a social desirable way

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-*-sq-vt-11-a r = -.57 p < .01 Average happiness by average tendency to Lie in 38 nations