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Correlational findings

Study Wessman & Ricks (1966): study US 1957 /1

Public:
Male college students, followed 3 years, Harvard University, USA, 1957-60
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 17
Non Response:
37%: 9 dropouts, incomplete; about the same happiness distribution.
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Mood diary kept 30 days and repeated interviews and tests during three years.

Correlate

Authors's label
Evasive test-attitu-de (social-desirabi-lity)
Our Classification
Operationalization
MMPI Suppression Scale (see Gough, 1953), measuring the degree to which S has been guarded or evasive, or overly frank and self-critical in responding.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-a r = -.01 ns none