| Published: March 23, 2021
Alturistic behaviour and subjective happiness based on gender
The present study investigates the impact altruistic behaviour on subjective happiness based on gender. The total sample consists of 52 participants which include 21 males and 31 females. The age of participant varies from 18-40 years. The descriptive survey method was used for the present study and purposive sampling method adopted for sample selection. Subjective Happiness Scale (Lyubomirsky, S. & Lepper, H. S,1999) and Altruistic Personality Scale (Rushton, J. P., Chrisjohn, R.D., & Fekken, G. C. (1981) were used for data collection. The data was analysed by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) Version 16 for windows. The finding showed that women had reported more altruistic behaviour than men. There are no gender differences reported on subjective happiness. Altruism and subjective satisfaction are not associated.
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© 2021, Eranimos B. & Thankappan S
Received: December 13, 2020; Revision Received: February 25, 2021; Accepted: March 23, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021