Correlational findings

Study Ludwigs (2014): study DE 2014

Users of a happiness app and controls, followed 9 weeks. Germany 2014
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 349
Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)


Authors's Label
Satisfaction With Life Scale SWLS
Our Classification
The SWLS is not accepted as a valid measure of happiness for this World database of happiness, because of the last item. One can be satisfied with one's life, but still be open for something else
Selfreport on 5 questions
a: In most ways my life is close to my ideal
b: The conditions of my life are excellent
c: I am satisfied with my life
d: So far I have gotten the important things I want in life
e: If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = +.64 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd r = +.70 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.44 p < .01 A-AOL-mi-sqr-f-11-ab r = +.34 p < .01 A-AA-yd-mqr-fn-11-b r = +.28 p < .01