Myers and Diener

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What type of article is this?
A literature review
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What is a literature review?
When a researcher considers other research based around the same topic in order to come to a conclusion
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In what decades had there been 'a flood of research' about people's sense of wellbeing?
80s and early 90s
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What is the term for a person's sense of well-being or happiness?
Subjective Well-Being (SWB)
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Why was the SWB of people considered?
To assess happiness
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How was the SWB of people measured?
Closed question interviews
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What is an example of a closed question interview?
How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? - (very/not very/not at all) satisfied
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What was the alternative way to measure the SWB of people?
A questionnaire
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What kind of value was produced to observe happiness?
A numeric value with a quantitive measure
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How did one of the observation methods work?
Participants were given a beeper which would remind them to record what they were doing or thinking at frequent moments in the day
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What type of variables were considered?
co-variables
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Why are co-variables subjective?
No cause-effect relationship could be found.
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What types of research does this study refer to?
research, reviews, meta-analyses
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