Findings on happiness in Dermer et al. (1979): study US 1978 /1

Publication
Author(s)Dermer, M.; Anderson, E.A.; Cohen, S.J.; Jacobson, E.
TitleEvaluative Judgements of Aspects of Life as a Function of Vicarious Exposure to Hedonic Extremes.
SourceJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1979, Vol. 37, 247 - 260
Investigation
PublicFemale students, moderately happy, USA, 1978
Collect period2
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample Women were selected as a matter of convenience
Respondents N =81
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 And projective technique: role playing
General remarksExtreme unhappy and extreme happy Ss ommitted
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "......satisfaction with life......" (Full question not reported) 10 exceptionally dissatisfied 20 30 40 midpoint 50 60 70 80 exceptionally satisfied
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-?-8-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Pleasant imaginationI05ab02Prior mood-manipulation