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Correlational findings

Study Magnus & Diener (1991): study US 1986

Public:
University students, USA, followed 4 years 1986-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 130
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Self-report questionnaires, peer reports, and experinece sampling.

Correlate

Authors's label
Time
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?
10 extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5  neither happy nor unhappy
4
3
2
1
0  extremely unhappy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a r = +.85 p < .00 r disattenuated