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Studies

Passmore et al. (2018): study CA 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Passmore, H.A.; Holder, M.D.; Howell, A.J.
Title:
Positioning Implicit Theories of Well-Being Within a Positivity Framework
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 2445 - 2463

Investigation

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

Assessment not reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions

Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how  much you experienced the following feelings;
A  positive
B  negative
C  good
D  bad
E  pleasant
F  unpleasant
G  happy
H  sad
I   afraid
J   joyful
K  angry
L  contented

Rated:
1  very rarely or never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often
5  very often or always

Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K)
name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f
Author's label:
Well-being
Page in publication:
2450
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -24 - 24 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.89
SD:
7.79

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Prioritizing positivity Positive reacting
Hedonic values
Net-intrinsic motivation Perceived meaning of life in general Eudaimonic and hedonic motivation Intrinsic motivation Valuing happiness Valuation of happiness Flourishing Perceived usefullness of one's life
Meaningful (vs useless)
Implicit theories of well-being perceived control people have over their happiness
Inner locus of control
Combined values on well-being and related concepts Incremental beliefs in well-being perceived control people have over their happiness
Inner locus of control