- 15+ aged, middle class, Britain, 1971
- N = 213
- Non Response:
Halfstructured questionnaire, using both open end and closed questions.
- Authors's label
- Percieved past happiness
- Our Classification
- Past happiness rated on an 11-point self-anchoring scale (Cantril, 1965).
Ss were shown a ladder going from complete dissatisfaction, 0 to complete satisfaction, 10 and asked: "Where would you put yourself as you were about 4 or 5 years ago?"