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Relating momentary affect to the five factor model of personality: A Japanese case

Authors Yik, MSM
Russell, JA
Suzuki, N
Issue Date 2003
Source Japanese psychological research , v. 45, (2), 2003, MAY, p. 80-93
Summary This article shows that fundamental aspects of the structure of momentary affect are similar in Japanese and Canadian societies. We developed questionnaire scales in Japanese in four different formats for assessing self-reported momentary affect. Scales can be scored for dimensions defined by Feldman Barrett and Russell (1998), Thayer (1996), Larsen and Diener (1992), and Watson and Tellegen (1985). We administered these newly developed affect scales and NEO five-factor inventory (Costa & McCrae, 1992) to a sample of 450 Japanese respondents. The affect scales were found to be psychometrically sound and to be interrelated, as found with English-speaking Canadians. Dimensions could be integrated into a two-dimensional affective space. Personality correlated with momentary affect, though not in the same pattern as found in Canada.
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ISSN 0021-5368
Rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Japanese Psychological Research, v. 45, p. 80-93 © 2003 Blackwell Publishers.
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