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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 satisfaction with social contacts
Our Classification
Operationalization
Social contacts mentioned on an open question on satisfying aspects of life.
a. in 1950
b. in 1960

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = - ns 1950 social contacts mentioned by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a AoV = - p < .02 1960 social contacts mentioned by 1972 happiness M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b Chi² = ns