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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 persistence
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratings of Ss personality.
           
- Parents rating
  in 1940
- Selfrating
  in 1940
  in 1950

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1940 parents rating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1940 selfrating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = + p < .05 1950 selfrating by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns