Study Cameron (1975): study US 1970
- College students, Detroit, USA, 197?
- N = 187
- Non Response
Multiple assesment methods
Mailed questionnaire and time sampling
- Authors's Label
- Frequency of thinking about sex
- Our Classification
- Related specification variables
- Time sampling, the questions asked 21 times during 10 weeks: "Were you thinking about sex?", and "If you were thinking about a person, was he your or the opposite sex?"
Observed Relation with Happiness
Thinking about person of opposite sex:
Happy mood: r=+.49 (001) Neutral mood: r=-.31 (001)
Unhappy mood: r=+.04 ns
Happiness assessed by time sampling. Correlations concern frequency of report of happy, neutral or sad mood.