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Correlational findings

Study Holder et al. (2010): study CA 2005

Public:
8-12 aged children, 2 schools, Canada, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 320
Non Response:
11
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Transcendental Spirituality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question about Faith in and relationship with someone or something beyond the human
level.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a r = +.21 p < .05 Child's rating of own happiness A-AOL-g-sq-f-7-a Beta = -.09 ns A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a r = +.12 p < .05 Parents rating of child's happiness A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a Beta = +.10 ns

Beta's controlled for child's:
- gender
- school
- temperament
  - shyness
  - emotionality
  - sociability
  - activity
- spirituality
  - personal
  - communal  
  - environmental  
  - spiritual practice/belief

Additional variance explained by transcendental spirituality after gender, school and temperatement:
- 0,4% of child's rating of own happiness (ns)
- 0,1% of parents rating of childs happiness (ns)