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Correlational findings

Study Csikszentmihalyi & Hunter (2003): study US 1998

Public:
Teenagers, USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 828
Non Response:
Assessment:
Experience sampling
minimal 15 observations in one week

Correlate

Authors's label
Ethnicity
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: African American
b: Asian American
c: Caucasian
d: Hispanic

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a D% = a, d > b, c (Africans and hispanics feel happier)

Participants were beeped at random moments eight times a day from 7:30 am to 10:0 pm for one week. At each beep they answered questions about:
a: what activity they where doing on the moment
b: whom they were with
c: how they felt at that moment (various feelings, one of which happiness)
A-ARE-mi-sqr-n-7-a AoV = ns ANOVA controlling SES