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Correlational findings

Study Goldsmith & Campos (1990): study US Denver, Colorado

Public:
9 months aged, infants, Denver, United States, 198?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 168
Non Response:
Assessment:
Behavioural observation
Twins were assessed with the other twin present in room. Mother & father completed Infant Behavior Questionnaire (IBQ) independently from one another at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Fear
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mother's & father's reports on child's distress and/or extended latency to approach an intense or novel stimulus

Each rated on :
1  never
2  very rarely
3  less than half the time
4  about half the time
5  more than half the time
6  almost always
7  always

Full list of stimuli not reported.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-a mr = -.20 paternal report: r=-.15
maternal report: r=-.24