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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
Satisfaction with attainment of life-goals
Our Classification
Operationalization
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
c. Friendships
d. Richness of cultural life
e. Service to society
f. Joy in living

Assessed retrospectively in 1972.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-h-sq-v-5-b AoV = + p < .00 1972 satisfaction with attainment by 1972 happiness

The happiness indicator used here is part of this measures Joy-in-living satisfaction.