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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
relatedness need satisfaction
Our Classification
Error Estimates
relatedness α=.74
Remarks
subscale of the Basic Psychological Needs scale (BPNS; Deci et al., 2001) with 7 items subscale of the need-satisfaction scale (Sheldon et al., 2001) with 3 items
Distribution
M = 3.97, SD = .64
Operationalization
Selfreport on 10 questions about their feeling of relatedness in general, f.e.
- people in my life care about me
- a sense of contact with people who care for me, and whom I care for
- close and connected with other people who are important to me
- a strong sense of intimacy with the people I spent time with

Aggregate measures were computed by standardizing and averaging the twom measures

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-*-mq-*-7-a Beta = +.15 p < .01 Beta's controlled for
- autonomy need satisfaction
- competence need satisfaction