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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 asesment methods
Observations of behavior and interviews in childhood and adolescence

Correlate

Authors's label
Personality in adolescence (age 12-18)
Our Classification
Remarks
Adolescent happiness assessed in the same way. (Both HAP 7.3 and AFF 5.1 are sumscores of adjective rating from the same sources)
Operationalization
Ratings by four judges on the basis of notes from observations and interviews between age 12 to 18

Ratings were made on 7 point bi-polar adjective scales.

a.  Timid, self-conscious, sensitive,      lacks confidence, shy, easily hurt,
    inhibited, serious, humorless,
    rigid, precise
b.  Courteous, respectful,        conservative, compliant, tactful,      cooperative, patient, considerate
c.  Conscientious, dependable,    
    persevering
d.  Friendly, talkative, not unfriendly
e.  Social in situation, interested in
    people, natural, straightforward
f.  Independant, assertive, outgoing,
    leader, rescourceful, takes          initiative, independant at home
g.  Bold, impulsive, boastful,          uninhibited, show-off, pleasure
    loving, opinionated
h.  Irritable, disrespectful,          domineering, pugnacious, noisy,
    demanding, tactless, not dependable
    excitable, distractable
i.  Defiant, rude, sarcastic, critical
j.  Hostile, resentful
k.  Sulky, bitter
l.  Reserved, cold, aloof,          uncommunicative
m.  Popular, belongs to groups
n.  Calm, not nervous

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.15 ns none a.



A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = -.68 p < .05 none 1 A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = -.18 ns none 2 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.46 p < .05 none b.


A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.09 ns none 3 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.40 ns none c.


O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.04 ns none d. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.56 p < .05 none 4 A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.75 p < .05 none 5 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.26 ns none e.
O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.18 ns none f.


A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.56 p < .05 none 6 A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.52 p < .05 none 7 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.19 ns none g.


O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.41 ns none h.



A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.29 ns none 8 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.54 p < .05 none i. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.05 ns none 9

O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.71 p < .05 none j. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = -.17 ns none 10 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.67 p < .05 none k. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = -.64 ns none 11 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = -.14 ns none l.

A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = -.70 p < .05 none 12 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.65 p < .05 none m. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.74 p < .05 none 13 O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a r = +.60 p < .05 none n. A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.47 p < .05 none 14