- Male college students, followed 3 years, Harvard University, USA, 1957-60
- N = 17
- Non Response:
Multiple assesment methods
Questionnaires, interviews, and tests during 3 years
- Authors's Label
- Experience and use of time
- Our Classification
- 80-item questionnaire, representing the 10 most positively and 10 most negati- vely loaded items on each of 4 orthogo- nal bi-polar factors (Ricks - Epley - Wessman Temporal Experience Question- naire).
a. Immediate time pressure:
20-item index measuring relaxed
mastery and adaptive flexibility vs
harassed lack of control.
b. Long-term personal direction:
20-item index measuring discontin-
uity and lack of direction vs con-
tinuity and steady purpose.
c. Efficient time utilization:
20-item index measuring procrastin-
ation and inefficiency vs efficient
d. Personal inconsistency:
20-item index measuring consistency
and dependability vs inconsistency