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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
Intensity of positive Affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Experience Sampling Method at random moments and at the end of a day over 6 weeks

Intensity of positive affect was defined as the average intensity of positive affect when the person was happy

SUM OF ALL (pos.affect│pos.affect>neg.affect)/n

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a Beta = +.29 p < .001 M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a rpc = +.34 p < .001 A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.21 ns A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.20 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.25 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a rpc = +.25 p < .01 All beta's and partial correlations controlled for:
- frequency of positive affect