Thank you again. It is just one of the references I have. I couldn't find anything about this topic in my statistics book.
And with your help I now know that I can use the difference value to predict life satisfaction in a regression model.
I have a sample of 76 participants who answered a survey about which 30 emotions they have experienced during the week and at which frequency (from 1-5 where 1 = never and 5 = all the time). The 30 emotions are divided into 8 different groups based on arousal level and valence...
Thank you for the reply.
This article shows the effect of actual/desired emotions on depressive symptoms: https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-35126.96.36.1998
In this, the researchers investigate the difference between high aroused positive emotions (HAP) and low aroused positive emotions (LAP) and its...
I'm fairly new to statistics and have a project where I investigate if the difference between two variables can predict the value of a third variable. And I am unsure if I should use simple or multiple regression.
The participants in my sample has answered three surveys: