Negativity Effects are Stronger than Positivity Effects in Life Satisfaction and Happiness
Two studies involving undergraduates and employees showed that life satisfaction and life happiness are distinct constructs and happiness consisted of distinct positive and negative facets. The constructs and facets are differentially related to cognition-based, affect-based and mixed traits, and relationships involving negativity are stronger than those involving positivity.
Personality and Social Contexts | Psychology
23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
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Washington, DC, USA
CHAN, David.(2011). Negativity Effects are Stronger than Positivity Effects in Life Satisfaction and Happiness. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, USA.
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