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Correlational findings

Study Fordyce (1972): study US 1971

Public:
University students, USA, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 86
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis

Correlate

Authors's label
Relative affect balance_B
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratio of number of happy moods over number of unhappy moods per day, as assessed for a period of three weeks assessed using the following questions:

A What percentage of the time you were awake today did you feel happy?"
B What percentage of the time did you feel unhappy?
C What percentage of the time did you feel neutral (neitherhappy nor unhappy)

Ss were told that the three percentages should add up to equal 100%.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = +.54 p < .01