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Correlational findings

Study Diener et al. (1991): study US 1989

Public:
Students , USA, 1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 107
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Frequency of positive affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Experience Sampling Method at random moments and at the end of a day over 6 weeks

Frequency of positive affect was defined as the percent of time an individual experienced positive affect at levels which exceeded the level of negative affect

Frequency of negative affect vice versa

%time(pos.affect>neg.affect)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.53 A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.39 p < .001 A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.38 p < .001 M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a r = +.69 M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a Beta = +.53 p < .001 M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a rpc = +.56 p < .001 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.72 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.49 p < .001 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a rpc = +.48 p < .001 All beta's and partial correlations controlled for:
- intensity of positive affect