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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
Object Environment
Our Classification
  • CHILDREN: REARING OF ONE'S CHILDREN (parental behavior) Current parental behavior
Operationalization
Observer's rating of objects around the child.
 a Responsivity (degree of possible changes in the object as result of infant's actions, e.g. change in form or sound)
 b Complexity (number of distinct parts, colors or textures of each)
 c Variety (number of play objects)
 
 Objects have been chosen by mother.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + RESPONSIVITY
 - 6 months:  mr=+.22 ns (stronger among boys)
 - 12 months: mr=+.17 ns
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + COMPLEXITY
 - 6 months:  mr=+.34 p<.05 (only among boys)
 - 12 months: mr=+.05 ns
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + VARIETY
 - 6 months:  mr=+.29 p<.05
 - 12 months: mr=+.24 ns