Personality Inventory

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5. Personal happiness. We measured personal happiness with the Subjective Happiness scale (Lyubomirsky & Lepper, 1999; 4 items), rated on a 7-point scale with higher scores representing greater happiness (a¼.88; M¼5.16, SD¼1.23). Personality. Participants completed the Ten Item Personality Inventory (TIPI; Gosling, Rentfrow, & Swann, 2003), which contains 2 items for each of the Big Five personality constructs of Extraversion (M ¼ 4.14, SD ¼ 1.60), Openness (M ¼ 5.20, SD¼1.10), Conscientiousness (M¼5.34, SD¼1.22), Neuroticism (M ¼ 3.27, SD ¼ 1.47), and Agreeableness (M ¼ 5.30, SD ¼ 1.10). Items were answered on a scale ranging from 1 (disagree strongly) to 7 (agree strongly). As reported in Gosling, Rentfrow, and Swann (2003), the scale is

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