### Correlational finding on Happiness and Hedonic tone in affectSubject code: A03ab03

 Study Diener et al. (1991): study US 1989 Title Happiness is the Frequency, not Intensity, of Positive versus Negative Affect. Source Strack, F.;et al;Eds.: "Subjective Well-Being", Pergamon, 1991, Oxford, UK, 119 - 140 URL HTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/strack_f_1991.pdf Public Students , USA, 1989 Sample Non-probability chunk sample Non-Response Respondents N = 107

 Correlate Author's label Frequency and average affect Page in Source 219 Our classification Hedonic tone in affect, code A03ab03 Operationalization ```Frequency of affect a positive affect (SUM OF ALL (pos.affect?pos.affect>neg.affect)/n) b negative affect (SUM OF ALL (neg.affect?neg.affect>pos.affect)/n) Average affect c positive affect d negative affect Assessing using Experience Sampling Method at random moments and at the end of a day over 6 weeks ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a RČ=+.63 ```a+b ``` M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a RČ=+.60 ```c+d ```

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 RČ COEFFICIENT of DETERMINATIONType: test statisticMeasurement level: Correlates: all metric, Happiness: metricRange: [0; 1]Meaning:RČ = 0 « no influence of any correlate in this study has been established.RČ = 1 « the correlates determine the happiness completely.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl