The Causal Relationships among Sleep, Pessimism, and Optimism


Grant Data
Project Title
The Causal Relationships among Sleep, Pessimism, and Optimism
Principal Investigator
Dr Hui, Harry Chi Chiu   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Lau Esther Yuet Ying   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
42
Start Date
2013-01-01
Completion Date
2016-06-30
Amount
531900
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
optimism/pessimism, attributional style, personality, sleep quality, chronotype
Discipline
Psychology
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 745312H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2012/2013
Status
On-going
Objectives
1) To use a longitudinal approach to determine the causal direction between sleep quality and optimistic/pessimistic attributional style; 2) To use a longitudinal approach to determine the causal direction between chronotype and optimistic/pessimistic attributional style; 3) To explore possible mediators and moderators of the relationship between sleep quality and optimistic/pessimistic attributional style, and between chronotype and optimistic/pessimistic attributional style