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Correlational findings

Study Schaefer & Bayley (1963): study US 1929 /1

Public:
Girls, followed from age 0 to 18, Berkely, California, USA, 1929-47
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Observations of behavior and interviews in childhood and adolescence

Correlate

Authors's label
Cheerfulness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by four judges on the basis of notes on observations and interviews between age 12-18.

Ratings were made on two bi=polar 7 point adjective scales. Sumscore based on ratings of:
- gloomy
- not cheerfull

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.60 p < .05 Overall happiness assessed in the same vein.
Sumscore of ratings on the adjectives:
- discontented
- unhappy
- dissatisfied
- complaining