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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
External sensation seeking
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index containing exteroceptive activi- ties, such as sports and exploration activities, scored for the number of activities S might prefer.
(External Sensation-Seeking Scale; see Pearson, 1970).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.35 p < .01 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = +.29 p < .05