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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
Day to day variability in specific moods
Our Classification
Operationalization
Standard deviation of the lowest, average and highest scores reported each day during one month on the Wessman & Ricks Personal Feeling Scales (see Wessman & Ricks, 1966).

1. Companionship vs being isolated



2. Energy vs fatigue



3. Harmony vs anger



4. Impulse expression vs self-
    restraint


5. Love and sex
    


6. Own sociability vs withdrawal



7. Personal freedom  vs external con-
    straint


8. Personal moral judgement



9. Present work



10. Receptivity towards the world



11. Self-confidence vs feeling of in-
    adequacy


12. Thought processes



13. Tranquility vs anxiety

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.06 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.05 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.09 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.00 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.04 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.09 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = +.15 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.23 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.13 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.05 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.08 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.04 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = +.00 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.01 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.13 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.04 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.04 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.10 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = +.01 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.07 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.05 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.03 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.02 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.02 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = +.16 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.15 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.19 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.02 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.03 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = -.05 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = -.04 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.06 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.12 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = - ns Daily highest:  r = -.03 (ns)
Daily average:  r = -.03 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.05 (ns)

C-BW-c-sq-l-11-b r = + ns Daily highest:  r = +.08 (ns)
Daily average:  r = +.15 (ns)
Daily lowest :  r = +.28 (ns)