Study Park et al. (2010): study US 2002
- Users of a positive psychology website, United States, 2002-2005
- Survey name
- Unnamed study
- N = 731
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)
Respondents voluntarily registered on the website, provided demographic information, and completed measures of their choosing. Respondents received immediate feedback about their scores relative to other respondents, and this feature apparently motivated them.
- Authors's Label
- Life Satisfaction
- Our Classification
- Question e is not a valid measure of happiness
- Self report on 5 questions::
a. In most ways my life is close to my ideal.
b. The conditions of my life are excellent:c. I am satisfied with my life
d. So far I have gotten the important things I want in life.
e. If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing.
1: fully diasgree
7 fully agree
Observed Relation with Happiness
Negative affect r = -.44 (001)
Correlation with affect balance not reported, but must be positive and significant