Findings on happiness in Newman (1946): study US 1937

Publication
Author(s)Newman, F.B.
TitleThe Adolescent in Social Groups. Studies in the Observation of Personality.
SourceOxford University Press, Applied Psychology Monographs, 1946, Nr 9, London, UK
URLhttp://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/395546
Investigation
PublicTeenage clubhouse members, USA, 194?
 8t and 9 grade junior highschool pupils. Visitors of a 'clubhouse' next to the schoolbuilding where they had lunch and after school activities
Survey nameNot available
 University of California Adolescent Growth study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =160
 Not reported; from reference 19 the principle sample has shrunk from 215 in December 1937 to approximately 160 evenly divided between boys and girls.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentBehavioural observation
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textRating by staff members of children's behaviour in clubhouse setting 1 glum 2 3 4 5 6 7 cheerful
ClassificationA-CA-m-rdt-v-7-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textRating by staff members of children's behaviour in clubhouse setting 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 content
ClassificationA-CA-m-rdt-v-7-b
Author's labelContent
Page in publication91
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textRating by staff members of children's behaviour in clubhouse setting 1 sad 2 3 4 5 6 7 happy
ClassificationA-CA-m-rdt-v-7-c
Author's labelHappy
Page in publication91
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Cheerful - GlumH09adInter-rated agreement
Content - dissatisfiedH09adInter-rated agreement
Happy - sadH09adInter-rated agreement