Correlational findings

Study Crandall & Putman (1980): study US Idaho 1975

Non-teaching employees, university, Idaho, USA, 197?
N = 82
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)


Authors's Label
Social interest scale
Our Classification
Social Interest Scale test, Crandall 1975.
If you had to make a choice, which would you rather be? Draw a line under your choice in each of the pairs.
"I would rather be..."
a imaginative - rational
b helpful* - quick witted
c neat - sympathetic*
d level-headed - efficient
e intelligent - considerate*
f self-reliant - ambitious
g respectful* - original
h creative - sensible
i generous - individualistic
j repsonsible - original
k capable - tolerant*
l trustworthy* - wise
m neat - logical
n forgiving* - gentle
o efficent - respectful*
p practical - self-confident
q capable - independent
r alert - cooperative*
s imaginative - helpful*
t realistic - moral*
u considerate* - wise
v sympathetic* - individualistic
w ambitious - patient*
x reasonable - quick-witted

The social interest score consists of the number of characteristics with asteriscs (maximum 15) chosen by the individual. (Asterisc is not visible in test).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.37 p < .00 A-AB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.37 p < .00