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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Actual number in 1972 (including
adopted and stephchildren).

b. Same as planned (Assessed in 1950).

c. Number wanted if life lived over
(Assessed in 1950).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns 1972 number by 1972 happiness. M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns Earlier congruence (1950) by present happiness (1972). M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = ns Earlier wish (1950) by present happiness
   (1972).
M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns