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Culture and Subjective Well-Being

William Tov, Ed Diener
2013 Social Science Research Network  
This work was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship awarded to William Tov.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2199219 fatcat:5e3hpfcvanfjrcx74yvwe2f6k4

Well-Being on Planet Earth

Ed Diener, William Tov
2009 Psychological Topics  
If one examines Ladder scores, at both the individual level and nation level, they are predicted very strongly by income (see also Diener, Ng, & Tov, 2009) .  ... 
doaj:3d86819f281442be8ba513494d39f042 fatcat:mmzcw4h3rvee3lezo7stknlite

Subjective Well-Being and Peace

Ed Diener, William Tov
2007 Journal of Social Issues  
This work was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship awarded to William Tov.  ...  Diener (2000; Diener & Tov, 2005) argued that societal indicators of SWB be used with economic measures to inform policy decisions.  ...  In terms of valuing freedom and trusting others, person-level SWB is a frequent correlate and may be an important cause (Tov & Diener, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-4560.2007.00517.x fatcat:kfw3sydzkrfbpnvcencvrzkmdm

Daily experiences and well-being: Do memories of events matter?

William Tov
2012 Cognition & Emotion  
This is an electronic version of an article published as: Tov, W. (2012). Daily experiences and well-being: Do memories of events matter? Cognition and Emotion, 26, 1371-1389.  ...  Acknowledgements William Tov, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. This research was supported by internal research grants 08-C242-SMU-020 and 09-  ...  First, global SWB measures are widely administered in national and cross-national surveys (Tov & Au, in press) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/02699931.2012.660135 pmid:22647035 fatcat:vsohemnjc5dwdokubzigye7wd4

WIYN Open Cluster Study. XVII. Astrometry and Membership toV=21 in NGC 188

Imants Platais, Vera Kozhurina-Platais, Robert D. Mathieu, Terrence M. Girard, William F. van Altena
2003 Astronomical Journal  
We present techniques for obtaining presision astrometry using old photographic plates from assorted large-aperture reflectors in combination with recent CCD Mosaic Imager frames. At the core of this approach is a transformation of plate/CCD coordinates into a previously constructed astrometric reference frame around the open cluster NGC 188. Our primary result is a new catalog of proper motions and positions for 7812 objects down to V=21 in the 0.75 square degree area around NGC 188. The
more » ... ion for well-measured stars is 0.15 mas/yr for proper motions and 2 mas for positions on the system of the Tycho-2 catalog. The sum of membership probabilities indicates that NGC 188 contains 1050 stars down to V=21. Comprehensive lists of the candidate blue stragglers and red giants substantially enlarge the number of such stars known in NGC 188. We have also obtained a small correction to the proper motions from the mean 'motion' of background galaxies. (Abridged)
doi:10.1086/379677 fatcat:mlze4ucn6bb35c3ghccgc56wsu

The Southern Proper Motion Program. III. A Near-Complete Catalog toV = 17.5

Terrence M. Girard, Dana I. Dinescu, William F. van Altena, Imants Platais, David G. Monet, Carlos E. López
2004 Astronomical Journal  
We present the third installment of the Yale/San Juan Southern Proper Motion Catalog, SPM3. Absolute proper motions, positions, and photographic B,V photometry are given for roughly 10.7 million objects, primarily stars, down to a magnitude of V=17.5. The Catalog covers an irregular area of 3700 square degrees, between the declinations of -20 and -45 degrees, excluding the Galactic plane. The proper-motion precision, for well-measured stars, is estimated to be 4.0 mas/yr. Unlike previous
more » ... s of the SPM Catalog, the proper motions are on the International Celestial Reference System by way of Hipparcos Catalog stars, and have an estimated systematic uncertainty of 0.4 mas/yr. The SPM3 Catalog is available via electronic transfer,( As an example of the potential of the SPM3 proper motions, we examine the Galactocentric velocities of a group of metal-poor, main-sequence A stars. The majority of these exhibit thick-disk kinematics, lending support to their interpretation as thick-disk blue stragglers, as opposed to being an accreted component.
doi:10.1086/383545 fatcat:qo67u7cunjglthclaebfqoeizi

National Accounts of Well-Being [chapter]

Ed Diener, William Tov
2011 Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research  
Finally, there is some evidence that the subjective well-being of citizens may facilitate support for democratic governance (Inglehart & Klingemann, 2000; Tov & Diener, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-2421-1_7 fatcat:k63jh2twirasjmlgzbu64lm6ey

New Measures of Well-Being [chapter]

Ed Diener, Derrick Wirtz, Robert Biswas-Diener, William Tov, Chu Kim-Prieto, Dong-won Choi, Shigehiro Oishi
2009 Assessing Well-Being  
We present new measures of well-being to assess the following concepts: 1. Psychological Well-Being (PWB); 2. Positive Feelings, Negative Feelings, and the balance between the two (SPANE-P, N, B); and 3. Positive Thinking. The PWB scale is a short 8-item summary survey of the person's self-perceived functioning in important areas such as relationships, self-esteem, purpose and meaning, and optimism. The scale is substantially correlated with other psychological well-being scales, but is
more » ... The scale provides a single overall psychological well-being score and does not yield scores for various components of well-being. The Scale of Positive and Negative Experience (SPANE) yields a score for positive experience and feelings (6 items), a score for negative experience and feelings (6 items), and the two can be combined to create an experience balance score. This 12-item brief scale has a number of desirable features compared to earlier measures of positive and negative feelings. In particular, the scale assesses with a few items a broad range of negative and positive experiences and feelings, not just those of a certain type, and is based on the frequency of feelings during the past month. A scale to measure Positive Thinking is also presented. Basic psychometric statistics are presented for the scales based on 573 college students at five universities.
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-2354-4_12 fatcat:3srpq6nfwjfklfddu3j5hercbu

Extraverts categorize their daily experiences by specific social relationships

William Tov, Kelly Koh
2014 Journal of Research in Personality  
How an event is categorized may reflect the constructs that are cognitively accessible to a person. The present study examined whether extraverts categorized their daily experiences by general sociality (social versus nonsocial), specific relationships, valence, and academics/leisure. After reporting events during a one-month diary study, participants sorted their events into meaningful groupings. Extraverts tended to categorize their events by sociality and more specifically by the nature of
more » ... eir relationships with others. No other effects were found. Thus, what may be salient to extraverts is not just the time they spend socializing, but whom they are socializing with. This finding suggests the need to move beyond affiliation to study more specific social motives that extraverts may pursue.
doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2014.06.001 fatcat:3i4y2o5zkfbwfhncyvmf3jjjy4

The Well-Being of Nations: Linking Together Trust, Cooperation, and Democracy [chapter]

William Tov, Ed Diener
2009 Social Indicators Research Series  
University of Illinois, and the Gallup Organization Citation: Tov, W., & Diener, E. (2008). The well-being of nations: Linking together trust, cooperation, and democracy.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship awarded to William Tov. Well-Being  ...  To this end, it will be necessary to develop national indicators that move beyond economic indices (Diener, 2000; Diener & Seligman, 2004; Diener & Tov, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-2350-6_7 fatcat:eyttf2ht3rajpdarqlv7zhf3l4

Detecting well-being via computerized content analysis of brief diary entries

William Tov, Kok Leong Ng, Han Lin, Lin Qiu
2013 Psychological Assessment  
For more details on the samples for Studies 1 and 2, see Tov (2012) . Measures and procedure.  ...  These data were previously collected for a separate study on well-being and memory (Tov, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0033007 pmid:23730828 fatcat:kiwzweaox5brtd5djvxu6kajiy

Extraversion and Agreeableness: Divergent Routes to Daily Satisfaction With Social Relationships

William Tov, Ze Ling Nai, Huey Woon Lee
2014 Journal of Personality  
These data were originally collected as part of a study on well-being and memory (Tov, 2012) .  ...  This finding accords with research linking positive affect and trust (Dunn & Schweitzer, 2005; Tov & Diener, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/jopy.12146 pmid:25345667 fatcat:3ftrwuuh5jdqrhjuf475drlfsy

The Bible as Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Judean Desert Discoveries, Edward D. Herbert and Emanuel Tov, eds

William Craig
2004 Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada. Cahiers de la Societe bibliographique du Canada. Bibliographical Society of Canada  
Herbert and Emanuel Tov, eds. The Bible as Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Judeazn Desert Discoveries.  ... 
doi:10.33137/pbsc.v42i1.18371 fatcat:65syqr4klre3zexvts76lynpum

Report on the SIGIR 2013 workshop on health search and discovery

Ryen W. White, Elad Yom-Tov, Eric Horvitz, Eugene Agichtein, William Hersh
2013 SIGIR Forum  
The workshop brought together 40 researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to discuss search and discovery in the medical domain. Presentations and discussions spanned several challenging and important topics, including directions improving the accessibility of medical and health information for lay people (with associated enhancements to result ranking algorithms and search interfaces), and methods for discovering biomedical phenomena from the information that people seek
more » ... as evidenced in query streams and other sources such as social and news media. A thread throughout the workshop was the opportunity for new methods and applications to enhance the quality of life of people suffering from medical disorders, carry out surveillance of emerging diseases and other threats, and, more generally, to improve the health and well-being of people via tools to support their health-related information behavior.
doi:10.1145/2568388.2568405 fatcat:z33f6ega25ch5lfoucg4z36tdq

A closer look at the hedonics of everyday meaning and satisfaction

William Tov, Huey Woon Lee
2016 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
These data were originally collected as part of several studies on well-being, personality, and memory (Tov, 2012; Tov & Koh, 2014; Tov, Nai, & Lee, in press Materials.  ...  Except for the impact ratings collected in Study 2, these data have been analyzed and reported elsewhere (Tov, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.1037/pspp0000081 pmid:26619303 fatcat:jcbfhslg3rcw5kdgcqjl4464ca
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