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Correlational findings

Study Ludwig (1971): study US 1966

Public:
Female students, undergraduates, University of Wisconsin, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72
Non Response:
81%; 61% refusal, 5% eliminated on basis of screening data, 15% miscellaneous re
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Structured questionnaires, tests; and interview.

Correlate

Authors's label
Desire for participation in boring activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Four indicators:
1. 4-item index of closed questions on
   whether at this moment one feels
   like sitting in the Rathskeller by
   oneself, being at a dull party,
   being in a slow moving academic
   discussion, and resting in bed.
   (From the Activity Reaction Scale;
2. 2-item index of closed questions on
   whether at this moment one feels
   like being at a dull party, and
   being at a slow moving academic dis-
   cussion.
3. Non-social activities: 2-item index
   of closed questions on whether at
   this moment one feels like sitting
   in the Rathskeller by oneself, and
   resting in bed.
4. 4-item index of boring activities
   scored for 'how boring does this
   activity seem to you right now?'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-u-mq-v-10-a r = ns Unaffected by manipulated self-esteem.
For both happy and unhappy Ss desire for participation is unaffected by both bolstered and reduced self-esteem.
A-AOL-u-mq-v-10-a r = ns Unaffected by manipulated self-esteem.
              
               
           
               
                
                   
A-AOL-u-mq-v-10-a r = ns Unaffected by manipulated self-esteem.
                 
              
           
              
                      
                  
A-AOL-u-mq-v-10-a SNR = Unaffected by manipulated self-esteem.