People higher in self-control do not necessarily experience more happiness: Regulatory focus also affects subjective well-being


a r t i c l e i n f o A number of studies have shown that self-control is a key variable influencing subjective well-being (SWB). The present research demonstrated the effects of regulatory focus on SWB. Study 1 surveyed college students and found that (1) promotion-dominant people reported more SWB than prevention-dominant people, even after controlling… (More)


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