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Correlational findings

Study Matlin & Gawron (1979): study US 1977

Public:
University students white, middle-class, State University of New-York, USA,197?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 133
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire administered in class at two consecutive days.

Correlate

Authors's label
Pollyannaism: rosier view in retrospect
Our Classification
Operationalization
Differences in ratings of pleasantness of 10 events in the previous weekend. Tendency to rate the same events more positively in the course of time. Measured by the difference in rating of pleasantness of 10 events in the previous weekend by rating these same events at two consecutive days.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-?-0-a r = ns C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a r = ns