- Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
- N = 671
- Non Response:
- Attrition in 1972: 25%
Repeated interviews and questionaires
- Authors's Label
- Retrospective importance of life- goals
- Our Classification
- Assessed retrospectively in 1972.
- Direct questions: "How important was each of these goals in life in the plans you made for yourself in early adulthood".
a. Occupational succes
b. Family life
d. Richness of cultural life
e. Service to society
f. Joy in living