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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
possible selves
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 6 questions
- how close are you already to your most desired resp. feared possible self
- how likely is it that each self will come to be
- to what extent do you feel that you con control whether or not you will become each possible self

Rated 1 (not very) to 5 (extremly)

deleted 3rd question for feared possible self, recoded the others and averaged for composite measurement

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO---mq-*-124-a Beta = +.22 p < .01 Beta controlled for
- self-esteem