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Chen (2015): study CN Nanjing, jiangsu 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Chen, C.
Title:
Incremental Validity of Achievement Goals in Predicting Subjective Well-Being Among University Students
Source:
Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2015, Vol. 14,38-62

Investigation

Public:
University students, China; 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 371
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 20 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you felt this way during the past month?

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  ashamed
I  guilty
J  hostile
K  excited
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Answer options:
1  not at all true for me
.
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7 exactly true for me

Negative affect score (NAS): A to J
Positive affect score   (PAS): K to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson et al.'s PANAS (7 step last month version)
Classification:
A-BW-cm-mq-nv-7-b
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect Schedule
Remarks:
M computed by WDH team from PA 3.03 minus NA 2.43
Page in publication:
46
Error estimates:
Cronbach alpha: PA .86, NA .90
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -60 - 60 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.60 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Achievement goals Achievement motivation Neuroticism Neurotic Extraversion Extraverted Openness Open Agreeableness Agreeable Conscientiousness Conscientious