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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
Exact ability
Our Classification
Operationalization
a.Teachers comparison with average in arithmetic.
b.Teacher rates math as best(vs worst) subject.
c.Parent report on special ability in math.
d.Arithmic quotient on Stanford Achievement Test.

Assessed in 1922.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = + p < .00 1922 teacher rating of arithmetic ability by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = p < .00 C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1922 teacher rating of math ability by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1922 parent rating of math ability by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1922 arithmic ability score by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns