- College students, Detroit, USA, 197?
- N = 187
- Non Response:
Multiple assesment methods
Mailed questionnaire and time sampling
- Authors's Label
- Time orientation
- Our Classification
- Time sampling, the question asked 21 times during 10 weeks: "Were you thinking about the past, present or future?"
Observed Relation with Happiness
Neutral mood: r=-.27 (001)
Unhappy mood: r=+.05 ns
Thinking about present: Happy mood: r=-.22 (01)
Neutral mood: r=+.32 (001)
Unhappy mood: r=-.09 ns
Thinking about future: Happy mood: r=+.11 ns
Neutral mood: r=-.24 (01) Unhappy mood: r=+.19 (05)
Happiness assessed by time sampling. Correlations concern frequency of report of happy, neutral or sad mood.