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Correlational findings

Study Cameron (1975): study US 1970

Public:
College students, Detroit, USA, 197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 187
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Mailed questionnaire and time sampling

Correlate

Authors's label
Mood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question, asked 21 times in a period of 10 weeks (experience sampling)
How would you characterize your mood or impulse of the last instant....?
3  happy
2  neutral
1  sad
Summation: average of 21 scores.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a r = _.41 p < .001 Frequency of happy mood by frequency of neutral mood A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a r = -.35 p < .001 Frequency of unhappy mood by frequency of neutral mood A-ARE-cq-sqr-v-3-a r = ns Frequency of happy moods by frequency of unhappy moods