Findings on happiness in Feingold (1983): study US 1978

Publication
Author(s)Feingold, A.
TitleHappiness, Unselfishness, and Popularity.
SourceJournal of Psychology, 1983, Vol. 115, 3 - 5
Investigation
PublicUniversity students, USA, 197?
 Year od data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample. The respondents, initially recruited as couples for a study of heterosexual attraction and used in other research, were Caucasian, aged 16 through 30 years inclusive.
Respondents N =175
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: To what degree do you consider yourself a happy person? 1 unhappy 2 not that happy 3 not happy and not unhappy 4 happy 5 very happy
ClassificationO-HP-u-sq-v-5-b
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Self-reported popularity with opposite sexP10ab02cPopularity with opposite sex
UnselfishnessP05awEgoistic