Myers and Dieners findings

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Why could happiness be related to happiness?
because factors like social relationships and health become more important with age
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What was the average score of SWB between the 170,000 people of different ages?
80%
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How many different countries were examined in the research with 170,000 people?
16
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What were men and women's SWB scores in the research with 170,000 people?
80%
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In another study, how responsible was gender for global well-being?
1%
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What is the men to women depression ratio?
1:2
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Which race reported nearly twice as much happiness as European Americans?
African Americans
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How many people in portugal recorded that they were happy?
10%
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How many people in the netherlands recorded that they were happy?
40%
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Which culture reported greater SWB scores?
individualist cultures
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How many American students said that being financially well off was a goal?
75%
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Do people agree that money buys happiness?
No
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Do people agree that money makes them a little happier?
Yes
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How big was the correlatio which Diener found between money and happiness?
+.12
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What is high self esteem?
People like themselves and agree with statements such as 'I have good ideas'
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What is a sense of personal control?
People who feel empowered rather than helpless
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What is optimism?
Expectations to succeed
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Extraversion
Outgoing
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Was a cause-effect relationship found between traits and happiness?
No
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Are people who can name several close friends, or people who can't happier and healthier?
People who can
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What was the bad comment about stress and relationships?
relationships create more stress and unhappiness
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How does work satisfaction relate to happiness?
People who are out of work are less happy than those in work
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Where were happy religious people found?
North America and Europe
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Did strength of religious affiliation correlate positively or negatively with happiness?
Positively
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What 3 elements were conclusively important as part of the theory of happiness?
Ability to adapt, Cultural world view, Values and goals
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