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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
Agreeableness
Our Classification
Error Estimates
α = .66
Remarks
Subscale of TIPI (Ten Item Personality Inventory, Gosling et al., 2003), 2 items Subscale of STA (single trait adjectives, Sheldon et al., 1997), 3 items (not reported)
Distribution
M = 5.21, SD = .84
Operationalization
Selfreport on the extent to which they agree on 5 questions, f.e.
- critical, quarrelsome
- sympathetic, warm

Rated 1 (disagree strongly) to 7 (agree strongly)

Measures of the two different scales were standardized and averaged

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-*-mq-*-7-a Beta = +.15 p < .01 Beta controlled for
- extraversion
- neuroticism
- conscienciousness
- openness