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Correlational findings

Study Bray & Howard (1980): study US 1956

Public:
40+ aged, male managers, Bell Telephone Company, 1956-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 422
Non Response:
panel loss a t T5: 37%
Assessment:
Rating by experts
Expert ratings based on various methods used in assesment center

Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier mental ability _B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by 4 experts on the basis of multi-method assessments during stays in assesment-center.

Rater instruction: " How able is this person in terms of the functions measured by tests of intelligence, scholastic aptitude, and/or learning ability?"

Assessed at T1 (20 years before T5).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-c-rc-v-5-a r = -.34 p < .01 T1 mental ability by T5 happiness.