Dispositional optimism, extraversion, and humor of gay college students of Cavite State University, Indang Cavite /

Rodriguez, Jane Nicole D.

Dispositional optimism, extraversion, and humor of gay college students of Cavite State University, Indang Cavite / by Jane Nicole D. Rodriguez, Aramae C. Rosal, Kate Czarene R. Sarreal. - Indang, Cavite : Cavite State University- Main Campus, 2019. - xiii, 55 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.

Thesis (Bachelor of Science in Psychology) Cavite State University

Includes bibliographical references.

College of Arts and Science (CAS). College of Arts and Science (CAS).

CZARENE. Dispositional Optimism, Extraversion and Humor of Gay College Students of
Cavite State University—lndang, Cavite. Undergraduate thesis proposal. Bachelor of
Science in Psychology. Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite. October 2018. Adviser:
Ana Ruth M. Andalajao, RPm.

This study determined the level of dispositional optimism•, the level of extraversion and

the humor style in terms of; aggressive humor, affiliative humor, self-enhancing humor and self-
defeating humor. Additionally, this study determined the significant relationship of dispositional

optimism and humor and the significant relationship of extraversion and humor.
The study used descriptive correlational research design. The participants of this study
were 150 gay college students currently studying at Cavite State University Indang, Cavite
ages 17-24 years old. There were no specific courses or department in choosing the
participants, but they were self-confessed guys. Moreover, the sampling technique that was
used in choosing the participants were purposive quota and snowball sampling technique. For
the instrument, the researchers used lifted scales entitled Life.
Orientation Test- Revised by Scheier & Carver (1994) composed of 10 items, Big Five Factor
markers by Goldberg (1992) composed of 10 items and Humor Style Questionnaire by Martin
(2003) composed of 32 items.
The result of this study showed that most of the college students currently studying in Cavite
State University, Indang, Cavite have scored average level in dispositional optimism and
extraversion while they also scored low level in all humor style except from affiliative humor
wherein, they got an average level. For the correlation, there is no there is no significant
relationship found between dispositional optimism and humor. Furthermore, there is also no
significant relationship found between extraversion and humor meaning that neither
dispositional optimism nor extraversion could not affect the humor style of the gay participants.

Gay men

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