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Correlational findings

Study Scollon et al. (2009): study US Texas 2009

Public:
Students, Texas, USA, 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 83
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
1. Web questionnaire completed at the beginnig of the study 2. Experience sampling: during 7 days participants were asked to answer the questionnaire on a hand held palm pilot at 7 random times a day when signaled by an alarm.

Correlate

Authors's label
Ideal affect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 12 questions:

How much would an ideal person leading the ideal life would experience the following emotions:
how much one GENERALLY feels ... (full text not reported)
A  Happy
B  Joy
CV  Sociable
D  Excited
E  Proud
F  Calm
G  Sad
H  Guilty
I   Worried
J  Anxious
K  Irritated
L  Bored

Rated:
1 never
:
7 always

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-g-mq-n-7-a r = +.33 p < .01 Global affect rating A-AB-cw-mq-th%-101-a r = +.26 p < .02 Retrospective affect A-AB-mi-mqr-n-5-a r = +.16 ns On-line experienced affect

All experienced affect ratings measured using the same 12 emotions