Publication details [#61795]

Ruch, Willibald, Guo-Hai Chen and Yan-Na Li. 2016. Temperamental basis of sense of humor: validating the state-trait-cheerfulness-inventory in Mainland China. Humor 29 (1) : 77–98.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


The dependability of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory (STCI)-Translation and the Temporal Satisfaction with Life Scale (TSWLS) are explored amid Mainland Chinese university students. State (S) and trait (T) item joint factor inquiries produced 3 factors (cheerfulness, seriousness and bad mood) both as S and T with the concurrent notions positively matched. Cheerfulness negatively talllies with bad mood, state seriousness and life satisfaction. The latter is predictable by high cheerfulness and low bad mood.