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Correlational findings

Study Klein (1984): study IL Petah Tikva 1980

Public:
6 months aged infants, Israel, followed from 1980-1981
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 40
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Mother's Behavior
Our Classification
  • CHILDREN: REARING OF ONE'S CHILDREN (parental behavior) Current parental behavior
Operationalization
Mother's
 a positive affect
 b smile
 c body play
 
 rated by observers

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + POSITIVE AFFECT
 - 6 months:  mr=+.01 ns (stronger among girls)
 - 12 months: mr=+.09 ns (only among girls)
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + SMILE
 - 6 months:  mr=+.61 p<.001
 - 12 months: mr=+.60 p<.001
 
 (at both ages: among girls and boys equally)
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = ± BODY PLAY
 - 6 months:  mr=+.20 ns
 - 12 months: mr=+.22 ns