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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
Balance of recalled life-events; last yr(free recall)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were asked to recall and list as many positive (or negative) events as they could in 3 minutes, that had occurred since T1 (11 month ago).

Ramdom order of positive- or negative tests.

Assessed at T2.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-mq-*-0-a r = +.27 ns T1 happiness (earlier) A-AOL-g-mq-*-0-a r = +.24 ns T2 happiness (current)