Table 1

The Relation of Adult Playfulness and its Facets with Strengths of Character (Partial Correlations Controlling for Sex and Age)

VIA-IS

SMAP

SPO

EXP

CRE

FUN

SIL

R2


Creativity

.33**

.27**

.28**

.65**

.21**

.19**

.45

Curiosity

.21**

.16*

.20**

.43**

.44**

-.10

.32

Open-mindedness

.00

-.24**

-.22**

.09

-.01

-.22**

.14

Love of learning

.13*

-.04

.07

.29**

.19**

-.12*

.15

Perspective

.07

-.10

-.08

.20**

.19**

-.22**

.14

Bravery

.25**

.19**

.30**

.45**

.36**

.02

.23

Persistence

-.03

-.30**

-.03

.17**

.18**

-.34**

.29

Honesty

.02

-.09

-.02

.07

.12*

-.26**

.10

Zest

.20**

.22**

.32**

.43**

.60**

-.09

.46

Love

.22**

.19**

.32**

.33**

.53**

-.02

.35

Kindness

.23**

.12*

.19**

.15*

.28**

.00

.11

Social Intelligence

.15*

.07

.15*

.31**

.42**

-.07

.24

Teamwork

.21**

.06

.14*

.11

.32**

-.06

.12

Fairness

.13*

-.02

.00

-.02

.22**

-.12*

.10

Leadership

.19**

.06

.11

.18**

.27**

-.07

.09

Forgiveness

.09

.02

-.06

.03

.22**

-.13*

.11

Modesty

.02

-.25**

-.30**

-.24**

-.07

-.24**

.15

Prudence

-.08

-.41**

-.34**

-.03

.02

-.41**

.29

Self-regulation

-.09

-.32**

-.13*

.10

.09

-.37**

.21

Beauty

.35**

.22**

.28**

.40**

.31**

.11

.21

Gratitude

.24**

.13*

.20**

.16*

.40**

-.07

.22

Hope

.15*

.14*

.15*

.28**

.59**

-.15*

.44

Humor

.41**

.42**

.29**

.33**

.49**

.32**

.30

Religiousness

.09

.10

.14*

.16*

.26**

-.02

.09

Median

.15

.06

.14

.18**

.27**

-.10

.21


N = 261-263. VIA-IS = Values in Action Inventory of Strengths; SMAP = Short Measure of Adult Playfulness; SPO = spontaneous; EXP = expressive; CRE = Creative; SIL = silly; R2 = multiple correlation coefficient between all facets of the APS and a strength.

*p < .05. **p < .01.

Proyer and Ruch Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Practice 2011 1:4   doi:10.1186/2211-1522-1-4

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