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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:
Self report 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
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 Intrinsic motivation Eudaimonic and hedonic motivation Intrinsic motivation Valuing happiness Valuation of happiness Flourishing Meaningful (vs useless)
Multiple aspects of meaning of life
Implicit theories of well-being Inner locus of control
perceived control people have over their happiness
Combined values on well-being and related concepts Incremental beliefs in well-being Inner locus of control
perceived control people have over their happiness