- University students, USA, 1971
- N = 86
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
And content analysis
- Authors's Label
- 'Special' day
- Our Classification
- The period covered in the study included the Thanksgiving Holidays, several weekends, an important examination, and the last day of the school term.
- 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
Thanksgiving day, weekend, and the last-school day's-eve rating showed the highest averages (ns).