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Correlational findings

Study Watson (1930): study US 1928

Public
Graduate students of education (teachers), Columbia University, USA, 192?
Sample
Respondents
N = 388
Non Response
-
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Lowly structured

Correlate

Authors's Label
Perceived happy image
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Estimate of how friends would rate one's happiness: most miserable of all / about three-fourths of the population happier than you are / the average per- son of your own sex and age / happier on the whole than three-fourths of the population of similar age and sex / happiest of all.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-10-a r = + Females : r = +.35
Males   : r = +.22
O-HL-g-oq-n-11-a r = + Females : r = +.49
Males   : r = +.26
A-BW-g-mq-v-2-a r = + Males   : r = +.39
Females : r = +.39