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The World at 7:00: Comparing the Experience of Situations Across 20 Countries

Esther Guillaume, Erica Baranski, Elysia Todd, Brock Bastian, Igor Bronin, Christina Ivanova, Joey T Cheng, Francois S de Kock, Jaap JA Denissen, David Gallardo-Pujol, Peter Halama, Gyuseog Q Han, Jaechang Bae, Jungsoon Moon, Ryan Y Hong, Martina Hrebickova, Sylvie Graf, Pawel Izdebski, Lars Lundmann, Lars Penke Show all



The purpose of this research is to quantitatively compare everyday situational experience around the world. Local collaborators recruited 5,447 members of college communities in 20 countries, who provided data via a Web site in 14 languages. Using the 89 items of the Riverside Situational Q-sort (RSQ), participants described the situation they experienced the previous evening at 7:00 p.m. Correlations among the average situational profiles of each country ranged from r = .73 to r = .95; the typical situation was described as largely pleasant. Most similar were the United States/Canada; least similar were South Korea/Denmark. Japan had the most homogenous situational experience; South Korea, ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Martina Hrebickova and Sylvie Graf were supported by grants from the Czech Science Foundation (13-25656S) and the Institute of Psychology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (RVO:68081740). Anu Realo was funded by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Science (IUT2-13). The overall organization of the data collection, at UC Riverside, was supported in part by National Science Foundation Grant BCS-1052638, David C. Funder, Principal Investigator. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the individual researchers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or any other entity.