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Correlational findings

Study Larson (1989): study US 1984 /2

Public:
Adolescents suburban Chicago high school, USA, followed 2 years, 198?-8?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75
Non Response:
T1 46%
Assessment:
Experience sampling
Experience Sampling during 1 week about 8 times a day.

Correlate

Authors's label
Subjective control
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: N=75 (adolescents) T2: N=28 (adolescents)
Distribution
T1: M=6.50;  SD=1.34
T2: M=5.61;  SD=1.31
Operationalization
Experience Sampling Method:8 times a day during 1 week. Self-rating on 0-9 scale from "not at all" to "very much":
T1: question on control of yours actions
T2: question on control of the situation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a r = +.19 ns Longitudinal T1: "control of actions" A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a r = +.28 ns none T2: "control of the situation"