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Happiness around the world: A combined etic-emic approach across 63 countries (2020)
Journal Article
Gardiner, G., Lee, D., Baranski, E., Funder, D., the International Situations Project, M. O., & Fragkiadaki, E. (2020). Happiness around the world: A combined etic-emic approach across 63 countries. PLoS ONE, 15(12), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242718

All rights reserved. What does it mean to be happy? The vast majority of cross-cultural studies on happiness have employed a Western-origin, or "WEIRD" measure of happiness that conceptualizes it as a self-centered (or "independent"), high-arousal em... Read More about Happiness around the world: A combined etic-emic approach across 63 countries.

International optimism: Correlates and consequences of dispositional optimism across 61 countries (2020)
Journal Article
Funder, D. C., Baranski, E., Sweeny, K., Gardiner, G., Members of the International Situations Project, , & Funder, D. (2021). International optimism: Correlates and consequences of dispositional optimism across 61 countries. Journal of Personality, 89(2), 288-304. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12582

Objective: The current exploratory study sought to examine dispositional optimism, or the general expectation for positive outcomes, around the world. Method: Dispositional optimism and possible correlates were assessed across 61 countries (N=15,185;... Read More about International optimism: Correlates and consequences of dispositional optimism across 61 countries.

The adjustment and new identity of athletes with prosthetic limbs: A qualitative study (2020)
Journal Article
Katsanou, A. L., Anagnostopoulos, F., & Fragkiadaki, E. (2020). The adjustment and new identity of athletes with prosthetic limbs: A qualitative study. Archives of Hellenic Medicine, 37(4), 504-514

OBJECTIVE Exploration of the experience of engaging in parasports by people with prosthetic limbs. METHOD The sample consisted of 8 Paralympic athletes. The main inclusion criteria were lower-limb amputation, a prosthetic implant, and professional... Read More about The adjustment and new identity of athletes with prosthetic limbs: A qualitative study.

Situational experience around the world: A replication and extension in 62 countries (2020)
Journal Article
Lee, D. I., Gardiner, G., Baranski, E., Members of the International Situations Project, , & Funder, D. C. (2020). Situational experience around the world: A replication and extension in 62 countries. Journal of Personality, 88(6), 1091-1110. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12558

Objective The current study seeks to replicate and extend principal findings reported in The World at 7:00 (Guillaume et al., 2016), a project that examined the psychological experience of situations in 20 countries. Method Data were collected fro... Read More about Situational experience around the world: A replication and extension in 62 countries.

Meaning-making and spirituality in cancer patients: A study based on qualitative methodology (2020)
Journal Article
Palamaridi, N., Anagnostopoulos, F., & Fragkiadaki, E. (2020). Meaning-making and spirituality in cancer patients: A study based on qualitative methodology. Archives of Hellenic Medicine, 37(2), 209-218

OBJECTIVE To identify and analyze patterns of meaning-making and spirituality in cancer patients. METHOD The study sample consisted of 20 patients with an average age of 60 years, who had received radiotherapy for cancer of various sites at a public... Read More about Meaning-making and spirituality in cancer patients: A study based on qualitative methodology.