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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
Earlier inferiority (around age 30)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratings of Ss feeling of inferiority.

Parent rating
a. in 1940

Self ratings
b. in 1940
c. in 1950

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = - p < .00 1940 parent rating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = - p < .00 1940 self rating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = - p < .00 C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1950 self rating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = - p < .03