Construction of the Interdependent Happiness Scale: Cross-Cultural and Cross-Generational Comparisons.
Poster Session III - Board: III-044
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
We constructed an Interdependent Happiness Scale, measuring the individual difference of happiness earned by practicing interdependent engagement of the self. Data from Japanese students (N = 388), American students (N = 102), and Japanese elders (N = 94) indicated its cross group equivalence of the measure (Tucker’s phi > .95), and culturally variable function of the construct.