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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 Mediation
Our Classification
Remarks
Infants and their mothers were observed at their homes two times within 2weeks around the infant's 6-months-birthday and the 12-months-birthday. Observations were video-taped and include half-minute observations followed by 1-min recording time focusing on specific mother-child and child-environment interactions.
Operationalization
Mother's social mediation
a instrumental (with minimal social reinforcement)
b verbal (with smiles and vocalization)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + p < .05 INSTRUMENTAL
- 6 months:  mr=+.36 p<.05 (only among boys)
- 12 months: mr=+.32 p<.05 (among girls and boys equally)
A-CA-g-rdf-v-3-a mr = + p < .05 VERBAL
- 6months:   mr=+.36 p<.05
- 12 months: mr=+.32 p<.05