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Correlational findings

Study Sears & Barbee (1977): study US 1921

Public:
Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 671
Non Response:
Attrition in 1972: 25%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews and questionaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Consonance with parents in career-orientation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct questions:           
a. Becoming more like father(or mother).
b. Fathers choice of vocation for subject.
c. Mothers choice of vocation for subject.
d. Conflict with father regarding career choice.
e. Conflict with mother regarding career choice.

Assessed retrospectively in 1950.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 becoming like father by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 fathers choice by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 mothers choice by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 conflict with father by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 conflict with mother by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns