### Correlational finding on Happiness and Real-ideal congruenceSubject code: S02ad03a

 Study Pavot et al. (1997): study US 1992 Title The Relationship between Self-Aspect Congruences Personality and Subjective Well-Being. Source Personality and Individual Differences, 1997, Vol. 22, 183 - 191 DOI DOI:10.1016/S0191-8869(96)00196-1 Public Undergraduate students, USA, 199? Sample Non-probability chunk sample Non-Response 4 Respondents N = 110

 Correlate Author's label Self-aspect congruence Page in Source 185-186 Our classification Real-ideal congruence, code S02ad03a Operationalization ```Self-aspect congruence: correlation between 'real-self' and 'ought-self'descriptions as assessed using Q-sort method ``` Observed distribution M = 0.52; SD = 0.28 Remarks ```43-item version of the California Q-set (Block& Robins, 1993) ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a r=+.24 p < .05

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a Selfreport on single question:Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.10 extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!)9 very happy (feeling really good and elated!)8 pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)7 mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)6 slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral)5 slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)4 mildly unhappy (just a bit low)3 pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)2 very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low)1 extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl