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Correlational findings

Study Young (1937): study US 1934

Public:
College students, psychol. course, USA, 1934-35
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 34
Non Response:
39% dropouts
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Daily and tests

Correlate

Authors's label
Inclination to recall pleasing words
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratio of pleasant and unpleasant words mentioned. Ss were required to write down pleasing and displeasing words. Conditions were arranged in such a way that it was equally possible to write down either pleasing or displeasing words.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-7-a r = +.29 p < .04 Correlation coëfficient was assessed by means of a scattergram using daily mood ratings and the percentage of recalled pleasant words on the same day (261 pairs of data were available).