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Correlational findings

Study Berry & Willingham (1997): study US 1992

Public:
University students, USA, 199?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 303
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Assessment not reported, assumed questionnaire administered in class

Correlate

Authors's Label
Relationship status
Our Classification
Distribution
N = 2: 127
Operationalization
Selfreport of being nvolved in an exclusive romantic relationship
1: not currently involved
2: currently involved

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a r = + s Positive affect: r = +.17 (01)
Negative affect: r = -.12 (05)

Correlation with Affect Balance not reported, but must be positive, since involved students feel more positive affect and less negative affect
A-BW-g-mq-v-5-a Beta = + s Positive affect: Beta = +.14 (05)
Negative affect: Beta = -.06 (ns)

Beta's control positive affect for negative affect and negative affect for positive affect, which shows that the correlation is largely driven by positive affect.