Correlational findings

Study Francis & Bolger (1994): study GB 1990

55-85 aged retired civil servants, UK, 1990
N = 50
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)


Authors's Label
Lie scale
Our Classification
Error Estimates
alpha = .58
Source: Abbreviated Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (1985)
Lie-score on Eysenck personality scale; self-report on the following questions:

-If you say you will do something, do you always keep your promise no matter how inconvenient it might be?
-Were you ever greedy by helping yourself to more than your share of anything?
-Have you ever blamed someone for doing something you knew was really your fault?
-Are all your habits good and desirable ones?
-Have you ever taken anything (even a pin or button) that belonged to someone else?
-Have you ever broken or lost something belonging to someone else?
-Have you ever said anything bad or nasty about anyone?
-As a child were you ever cheeky to your parents?
-Have you ever cheated at a game?
-Have you ever taken advantage of someone?
-Do you always practice what you preach?
-Do you sometimes put off until tomorrow what you ought to do today?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.06 ns