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Correlational findings

Study Bajaj et al. (2016): study IN 2014

Public:
Undergraduate students, India, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 318
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Mindfulness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 15 statements:
A: I could be experiencing some emotion and not be conscious of it until some time later.
B: I break or spill things because of carelessness, not  paying attention, or thinking of something else.
C: I find it difficult to stay focused on what's happening in the present.
D: I tend to walk quickly to get where I'm going without paying attention to what I experience along the way.
E: I tend not to notice feelings of physical tension or discomfort until they really grab my attention.
F:I forget a person's name almost as soon as I've been told it for the first time.
G: It seems I am "running on automatic," without much awareness of what I'm doing.
H: I rush through activities without being really attentive to them.
J: I get so focused on the goal I want to achieve that I lose touch with what I'm doing right now to get there.
K: I do jobs or tasks automatically, without being aware of what I'm doing.
L: I find myself listening to someone with one ear, doing something else at the same time.
M: I drive places on "automatic pilot" and then wonder why I went there.
N: I find myself preoccupied with the future or the past.
O: I find myself doing things without paying attention
P: I snack without being aware that I'm eating

Rated
6 almost always
:
1 never.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-b r = + p < .01 r with positive affect +.36
r with negative affect -.39
Hence positive correlation with Affect Balance

Effect mediated by self-esteem