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Correlational findings

Study Sheldon et al. (2010): study US 2008

Public:
University community members participating in happiness training, USA, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 180
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
1st assessment in laboratory, follow-up assessments via the internet

Correlate

Authors's Label
Current goal progress
Our Classification
Remarks
Measured at T2, T3 and T4
Distribution
T2 M = 2.75 (SD 0.73); T3 M = 3.41 (SD 0.85); T4 M = 3.22 (SD0.79)
Operationalization
Self report on two questions.
(a)How would you rate your current progress in each goal?
(b) How hard have you tried to work on each goal?.
Rated 1 = not at all to 5 = very much.
Scores on both questions across all goals were aggregated into a single index.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-c-mq-vt-*-a Beta = + p < .01 Happiness Change   
T2-T1         T3-T1        T4-T1
+.06 (ns)     +.18 (01)   +.15 (01)


Beta's adjusted for
- baseline happiness
- treatment
- treatment x progress

T2 = 2 months follow-up
T3 = 4 months follow-up
T4 = 6 months follow-up
M-AO-c-mq-vt-*-a =