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Karnaze & Levine (2018): study US 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Karnaze, M.M.; Levine, L.J.
Title:
Data versus Spock: Lay Theories about Whether Emotion Helps or Hinders
Source:
Cognition and Emotion, 2018, Vol. 32, 549 - 565

Investigation

Public:
Undergraduate students, USA, 20??
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 630
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

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 feel this way during the past few days:

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  very slightly or not at all
2  a little
3  moderately
4  quite a bit
5  extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): (A to J)/10
Positive affect score (PAS): (K to T)/10
Affect Balance Score  (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS ('past few days' version)
Classification:
A-BW-c-mq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Positive-Negative affect
Remarks:
Mean PA = 2,56; SD 0,79
Mean NA = 1,62; SD 0,63
Page in publication:
557
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.94