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Correlational findings

Study Seidlitz & Diener (1993): study US 1988 /2

Public:
Psychology students, selected for earlier happiness, followed 11 month, USA, 198?-8?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54
Non Response:
Drop-out: T0-T1: 28%, T1-T2: 41%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Earlier happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Fordyce's 'Happiness-Measure'; 4 item index of questions about how happy one generally feels             (MIX 1.2)

Assessed at T1 and T2
(11 month interval)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-mq-*-0-a r = +.77 p < .001 A-AOL-g-mq-*-0-a rpc = +.70 rpc controled for T1 current mood A-AOL-g-mq-*-0-a rpc = +.71 rpc controled for T2 current mood