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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
Being readily pleased by odors
Our Classification
Operationalization
Affective reaction test, employing a standard series of 14 odors, given for 9 consecutive days. Ss immediately re- ported for each odor "I like it" or "I dislike it".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-7-a rs = -.02 ns The data also are presented in YOUNG 1937/1, p. 331.

When a scattergram was prepared, using daily mood ratings and affective reactions to odors on the same day (306 pairs of data): r = -.29 (03).