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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
Memory
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were asked to recall as many as positive and negative events in their life as possible. The difference between the number of positive and negative events was  used.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a r = +.40 p < .05 T1 memory by T2 happiness A-AOL-g-rdp-v-10-a r = +.16 ns T1 memory by T2 happiness