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The Attractive Female Body Weight and Female Body Dissatisfaction in 26 Countries Across 10 World Regions: Results of the International Body Project I
Results indicated there were significant cross-regional differences in the ideal female figure and body dissatisfaction, but effect sizes were small across high-socioeconomic-status (SES) sites.
Strengths of character, orientations to happiness, and life satisfaction
Why are certain character strengths more associated with life satisfaction than others? A sample of US adults (N = 12,439) completed online surveys in English measuring character strengths,
Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands.
Findings from a cross-cultural survey of 16,288 people across 10 major world regions demonstrate that sex differences in the desire for sexual variety are culturally universal throughout these world regions.
Patterns and Universals of Adult Romantic Attachment Across 62 Cultural Regions
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, a total of 17,804 participants from 62 cultural regions completedthe RelationshipQuestionnaire(RQ), a self-reportmeasure of adult
National Character Does Not Reflect Mean Personality Trait Levels in 49 Cultures
Perceptions of national character appear to be unfounded stereotypes that may serve the function of maintaining a national identity.
The expressive pattern of laughter
Laughter as a vocal expressive-communicative signal is one of the least understood and most frequently overlooked human behaviors. The chapter provides an overview of what we know about laughter in
Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS): Adaptation and Validation of the German Version and the Development of a Peer-Rating Form
The Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS; Peterson, Park, & Seligman, 2005a) is an English-language self-report questionnaire that measures 24 widely-valued character strengths. The pres...
The sense of humor : Explorations of a personality characteristic
This volume brings together the current approaches to the definition and measurement of the sense of humor and its components. It provides both an overview of historic approaches and a compendium of
Assessment of appreciation of humor: Studies with the 3 WD humor test
Unspecified Posted at the Zurich Open Repository and Archive, University of Zurich ZORA URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-77946 Originally published at: Ruch, Willibald (1992). Assessment of
The fear of being laughed at: Individual and group differences in Gelotophobia
Abstract Single case studies led to the discovery and phenomenological description of Gelotophobia and its definition as the pathological fear of appearing to social partners as a ridiculous object