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Correlational findings

Study Wessman & Ricks (1966): study US 1957

Public:
Female college students, Radcliff USA, followed 6 weeks, 1957
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21
Non Response:
16%
Assessment:
Diary
Mood diary kept 30 days.

Correlate

Authors's label
Affective complexity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of factors that independently explain a considerable proportion of the variation in mood change.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b r = +.23 ns Eight factors were used, that were extracted from the highest, average and lowest moods reported each day during 6 weeks on 11 Personal Feeling Scales and 3 closed questions on physical health, menstruation and pressure of academic work.