Findings on happiness in Gross et al. (1997): study NO 1992

Author(s)Gross, J.J.; Carstensen, L.L.; Tsai, J.L.
TitleEmotion and Aging: Experience, Expression, and Control.
SourcePsychology and Ageing, 1997, Vol. 12, 590 - 599
PublicYoung and old, Norway, Trondheim, 199?
 young: ged 20-35 year, old aged 70+
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability area sample
 Generated by the Norwegian Data Center following authorisation from the Norwegian Data Inspectorrate.
Respondents N =49
 30 younger (20-35 years); 19 older (70+ years).
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Do you feel the following emotions…. Happy 4 often feel happy 3 sometimes feel happy 2 seldom feel happy 1 never feel happy
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication593
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04ab01Young versus old