Correlational findings

Study Sheldon et al. (2002): study US 2000

Psychology students participating in a growth training, USA, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 90
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper


Authors's label
Goal-training intervention
Our Classification
At  baseline (T1) participants (a) identified 6 personal goals and (b) made ratings concerning the degree of integration of the goals. Participants were randomly assigned to:

1 TREATMENT. An hour-long group session, during which goals were discussed and strategies that might be helpful in reaching the goals were given by counselors. This session was followed by an individual follow-up session after 1 week.

0 CONTROLS. Enrolled in another extra credits study that had nothing to do with goals

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-b D%sr = -1,3 ns CHANGE happiness in treatment + control
T1            1.65
T2            1.57
- difference -0.08
A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-b D%sr = ns               -1.3%

No difference in CHANGE happiness between treatment and control groups