What Makes You Happy?: A Comparison of Self-reported Criteria of Happiness Between Two Cultures

@article{Lee2000WhatMY,
  title={What Makes You Happy?: A Comparison of Self-reported Criteria of Happiness Between Two Cultures},
  author={D. Lee and S. H. Park and M. R. Uhlemann and Philip Patsult},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={50},
  pages={351-362}
}
  • D. Lee, S. H. Park, +1 author Philip Patsult
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Social Indicators Research
  • Based on the cross-cultural psychosocial notion of individualism and collectivism, comparisons between two contrasting cultures with regard to the criteria for avowed happiness were made. The Happiness Questionnaire, which contains four open-ended questions (e.g., “What makes you happy?”), and two objective items assessing the level of perceived happiness were administered to Canadian and Korean students. The responses to the four questions were content-analyzed along 14 categories. Comparisons… CONTINUE READING
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