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Correlational findings

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

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

Correlate

Authors's label
Midsemester Progress
Our Classification
Operationalization
Participants were asked to define 6 personal goals at the start of the semester (T0) . After 6 weeks (midsemester) they rated their degree of progress in the six goals. Rating scale 1 = not at all well to 7 = extremely well. The six ratings were averaged.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cw-mq-n-7-b Beta = +.26 p < .05 T0-T1 CHANGE happiness by perceived midsemester progress in goals

T0 = start of semester
T1 = end of semester
Change happiness assessed controlling T1 happiness for T0 happiness