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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
Joy-in-living satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss first enumerated the importance of five areas of lifegoals 'Joy-in-living'.

They were next asked to indicate how succesfull they had been after all in these areas.

Assessed in 1972.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = + p < .01 1972 joy in living by 1972 contentment