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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
Expected improvementof life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Actual difference in scores on ques- tions on satisfaction with life now, and expected satisfaction 5 years from now (Cantril present and future perso- nal ratings; see Cantril 1965).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = -.11 ns See also second instrument in excerpt (Part II), and under 'Future Happiness' (Part III, H 1.5).
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = -.74 p < .01 See also under "Future Happiness" (H 1.5)