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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
Perseverance
Our Classification
Operationalization
Combined parent and teacher ratings of perseverance and desire to exe.

Assessed in 1928.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = + p < .01 Earlier perseverance (1928) by present happiness (1972). M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns