Correlational findings

Study Crandall & Putman (1980): study US Idaho 1975 /2

Psycology students, USA, University of Idaho, 197?
N = 61
Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Questionnaire administered in groups of 5 to 9 thay were given the SIS and a questionnaire labeled "Self Concept" which consisted of the well being measure and 27 other traits.


Authors's Label
Social Interest Scale
Our Classification
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-HP-g-sq-?-*-a r = +.30