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Correlational findings

Study Gall et al. (1997): study US 1971

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

Correlate

Authors's Label
'Special' day
Our Classification
Remarks
The period covered in the study included the Thanksgiving Holidays, several weekends, an important examination, and the last day of the school term.
Operationalization
Differences between the day's averages on the happiness score and the mean of all days, during a period of 21 days; as assessed by an analysis of variance, using the 21 days as units for the analysis.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a AoV = ns None of the day's averages was significantly different from the mean of all days.
Thanksgiving day, weekend, and the last-school day's-eve rating showed the highest averages (ns).