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Correlational findings

Study Passmore et al. (2018): study CA 2017

Public:
Aged 17-40, undergraduate university students, Canada, 2017
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 230
Non Response:
Assessment:

Assessment not reported

Correlate

Authors's Label
Implicit theories of well-being
Our Classification
Error Estimates
M=30.91; SD= 4.96 SE b=.11
Remarks
Source: Howell et al. (2016)
Operationalization
The extent to which respondents believe that:
A Well-being can be cultivated (incremental beliefs)  
either that:
B Well-being is a given trait and cannot be changed (entity beliefs).
Selfreport on 8 items, e.g. 'You have a certain amount of well-being, and you can't really do much about it' and 'No matter what you are, you can significantly change your well-being level'. Rated on a 5-point scale (strongly agree to 5 strongly disagree). Scores were summed.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f r = +.37 p < .001 A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f b = +.27 p < .05 A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f Beta = +.17 p < .05 b and beta controlled for:
- net-intrinsic motives
- eudaimonic motives
- hedonic motives
- valuing happiness
- prioritizing positivity