Correlational findings

Study Cheng & Furnham (2003a): study GB London 2003

Students, London, UK, 2003
N = 234
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Questionnaire completed in class


Authors's Label
Lie scale
Our Classification
Score on Lie-subscale of Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (Revised). Source: Abbreviated Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (1985)
                    Mean          SD
males           2.77            2.32
females        3.63            2.33
Self-report on the following questions:
a.If you say you will do something, do you always keep your promise no matter how inconvenient it might be?
b.Were you ever greedy by helping yourself to more than your share of anything?
c.Have you ever blamed someone for doing something you knew was really your fault?
d.Are all your habits good and desirable ones?
e.Have you ever taken anything (even a pin or button) that belonged to someone else?
f.Have you ever broken or lost something belonging to someone else?
g.Have you ever said anything bad or nasty about anyone?
h.As a child were you ever cheeky to your parents?
i.Have you ever cheated at a game?
j.Have you ever taken advantage of someone?
k.Do you always practice what you preach?
l.Do you sometimes put off until tomorrow what you ought to do today?

Rated: yes/no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = .06 ns