PSY324 Lecture 13
- Which personality traits make a unique contribution to life satisfaction?
Makes you feel hopeless
o Anxiety itself is not uniquely related; there are correlations though; anxiety might
be a good thing and once it’s controlled, it’s not really related
- How was your past week? (iclicker question)
- How many positive events did you experience in the past week? Negative events?
- Frequency of positive and negative events
o Small events
Daily hassles and uplifting events
o Major events
Life changing events
- Events and subjective well-being: only recent events matter?
o Longitudinal study (2 events)
Positive life events
Negative life e