Dispositional Gratitude and Social Comparison Orientation among Social Media Users

Authors

  • Caroline Winata Bina Nusantara University
  • Esther Widhi Andangsari Bina Nusantara University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/humaniora.v8i3.3620

Keywords:

dispositional gratitude, social comparison orientation, social media

Abstract

The study aimed to explore the relationship between dispositional gratitude and social comparison orientation among social media users. The present study used a non-experimental research design with a quantitative approach with survey technique by distributing questionnaires to 296 Bina Nusantara University students aged 18-24 who used social media. The correlation between dispositional gratitude and social comparison orientation was calculated by Spearman correlation technique. The result shows that dispositional gratitude and social comparison orientation have a significant negative correlation.

Author Biographies

Caroline Winata, Bina Nusantara University

Psychology Department, Humanities Faculty

Esther Widhi Andangsari, Bina Nusantara University

Psychology Department, Humanities Faculty

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