- Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
- N = 671
- Non Response:
- Attrition in 1972: 25%
Repeated interviews and questionaires
- Authors's label
- Satisfaction with attainment of life-goals
- Our Classification
- Sumscore Ss were asked to indicate how succesfull they have been in attaining goals they made for themselves in early adulthood in the following six areas.
a. Occupational succes
b. Family life
d. Richness of cultural life
e. Service to society
f. Joy in living
Assessed retrospectively in 1972.
Observed Relation with Happiness
The happiness indicator used here is part of this measures Joy-in-living satisfaction.