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Correlational findings

Study Sheldon & Hoon (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 2001

Public:
University students, USA and Singapore, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 533
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
!! USA: web-based, Singapore: paper-an-pencil

Correlate

Authors's label
Inter-level consistency
Our Classification
Operationalization
Participants rated whether each area of their life is consistent or inconsistent with each of the other areas on a 1 (very different or inconsistent) to 5 (very similar or consistent)
- traits
- goals
- selves
- immediate social environment
The areas were juxtaposed two at a time, resulting in six differences

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 All

Beta controlled for
- Cultural membership
- Gender
- Competence need (self rated satisfaction)
- Neuroticism
- Goal-progress (Selfreport on sucess at most important personal goals)
- Self-esteem
- Social support (Selfreport on satisfaction with overall social support)
M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.07 p < .10 USA M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.13 p < .01 Singapore

Beta controlled for
- Gender
- Competence need
- Neuroticism
- Goal-progress
- Self-esteem
- Social support