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Correlational findings

Study Gorman (1971): study US 1970

Public:
Undergraduate students, Nassau Community College, USA, 1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 67
Non Response:
4%, 3% refusal, 1% incomplete information
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Questionnaires administered in class and daily records kept at home during 28 days

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived improvement of life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Actual differences in scores on questions on satisfaction with life now, and 5 years ago (Cantril present and past personal ratings; see Cantril, 1965).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.03 ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = +.09 ns See also "Perceived past happiness" (H 1.4.1)