What Predicts Well – Being : a Consistent Self – Concept or a Desirable Self – Concept ?

@inproceedings{Locke2006WhatPW,
  title={What Predicts Well – Being : a Consistent Self – Concept or a Desirable Self – Concept ?},
  author={Kenneth D Locke},
  year={2006}
}
College students described themselves in different situations and completed measures of psychological and physical well–being. Previous studies have reported that describing the self as having the same traits in different situations predicts greater well–being. The current study replicated their findings but questioned the validity of their consistency measure—the between–situation correlation coefficient (BSCC). The BSCC was positively related only to the consistency of endorsing desirable and… CONTINUE READING

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