1. Research shows that the objective features of people's lives, such as income, gender, age, and education account for
about _ of the differences in people's self-reported level of happiness. (Points : 1)
50 to 60%
25 to 35%
8 to 20%
less than 1%
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Question 1.1. In his book The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less, Schwartz argues that the paradox of affluence results
from (Points : 1)
the decline in family values, confusion over life choices, and too much
1. According to Ann Masten, descriptions of resilient responses and resilient individuals are judgment calls involving
judgments regarding the meaning and measure of (Points : 1)
normal and abnormal responses.
significant threat and a favorable or good ou
5. The majer ﬁnding efthe Nun Study was that [Peints : 1]
the present: e ef negative emetiens, but net the presence ef pesitive emetiens, predicted lengevity.
‘ cheerful and upbeat nuns lived significantly lengerthat less cheerful nuns.
1. Positive psychologists argue that national statistics describing how we are doing as
a society provide a misleading view of happiness and health because they (Points : 1)
only measure economic changes.
do not involve large enough samples.
do not measur
Question 1.1. Both physiological and self-report studies suggest that positive and negative affect are best regarded as
(Points : 1)
two basic dimensions of our emotional experience.
a misleading dichotomy that oversimplifies the diversity of our