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Correlational findings

Study Wessman & Ricks (1966): study US 1957 /1

Public:
Male college students, followed 3 years, Harvard University, USA, 1957-60
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 17
Non Response:
37%: 9 dropouts, incomplete; about the same happiness distribution.
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Mood diary kept 30 days and repeated interviews and tests during three years.

Correlate

Authors's label
Length of time span
Our Classification
Operationalization
Score obtained from a set of 30 stories using Thematic Apperception Test cards (see Ricks & Epley, 1960).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.54 p < .05 Prospective time span. A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.44 p < .10 Retrospective time span.