Study Washburn et al. (1925): study US 1923
- Female students, cheerful and depressed, USA, 192?
- N = 67
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Questionnaire administered in class. Additionally peerratings of cheerfullness and projective tests during 3 days
- Authors's Label
- Galvanic skin response
- Our Classification
- Average deviation on a galavanometer in an experimental situation.
Ss were instructed to recall pleasant or unpleasant associations in connect- ion with verbal stimuli. For each set of stimulus words the average deflect- ion was used: less than 5° / 5° - 10° / more than 10° deflection.
Observed Relation with Happiness
For the cheerful Ss 93 average were obtained, and for the depressed Ss 72 averages.