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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 asesment methods
Questionnaires administered in class and daily records kept at home during 28 days

Correlate

Authors's label
Subjective confidence and hope
Our Classification
Operationalization
Actual difference in scores on ques- tions on satisfaction with life 5 years ago, and expected satisfaction 5 years from now (Cantril past and future per- sonal ratiangs; see Cantril, 1965).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.11 ns For past and future personal ratings see resp. under 'Perceived Past Happiness' (H 1.4.1) and under 'Future Happiness' (H 1.5). C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = -.06 ns For past and future personal ratings see resp. under "Perceived Past Happiness" (H 1.4.1) and under "Future Happiness" (H 1.5).