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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
Emotional tone in babyhood (age 0-3)
Our Classification
Operationalization
T1: age 0-3 (1929)
Clinical ratings on the basis of repeated observations of expressive behavior (AFF 5.1). Ratings were scored on a 7 point scale, that ranged from `happy' to `unhappy'. These ratings were part of wider observations on social and psychological functioning.
Ratings were made in the following ages in months: 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 21, 27, 30, 36.

T2: age 12-18 (1947)
Happiness assessed in adolescence.
HAP 7.3 based on various interviews and observations in adolescence.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a mr = -.11 month 11    r=-.14 (ns)
month 14    r=-.21 (ns)
month 21    r=-.19 (ns)
month 30    r=+.09 (ns)
O-Sum-g-rc-v-7-a mr = -.03 month 11        r=-.09 (ns)
month 14        r=-.07 (ns)
month 21        r=-.02 (ns)
month 30        r=+.07 (ns)