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Correlational findings

Study Lowenthal et al. (1975): study US 1969

Public:
People in transition, metropolis,USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Lengthy interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Non-goal directed activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked to list their regular or scheduled non-goal directed activities (routine maintenance such as getting up, eating, bathing, etc.).
They were also asked what they did "yesterday".
The number of mentions was recorded.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-d r = hs seniors   males: r= ns    females: r=+.43 (05)
newly weds   males: r= ns    females: r= ns
middle aged  males: r= ns    females: r= ns
preretired   males: r= ns    females: r= ns
O-Sum-u-mq-*-0-a r = hs seniors   males: r= ns    females: r= ns
newly weds   males: r= ns    females: r= ns
middle aged  males: r= ns    females: r= ns
preretired   males: r= ns    females: r=-.41 (05)