- 18+ aged, students USA, followed 3 months,199?
- N = 169
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
T1+T5: in-class questionnaires T2-T4: questionnaires within lab-sessions
- Authors's Label
- Semester effort
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- T2-T4: Assessed 3 times during 3 month semester
- M=5.72, SD=1.33
- At beginning of semester subjects listed 10 things they would be "typically or characteristically trying to do in daily life"
3 times during semester participants answered for all 10 goals the question "How hard are you trying in pursuing this striving?"
Rated 1 (not at all hard) to 9 (very hard)
Semester effort variable was formed by averaging the 30 ratings
Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness assessed at: T1: at beginning of semester, T5: 3 months later