Correlational finding on Happiness and Test-intelligence
Subject code: I03ab01

StudyBlock & Kremen (1996): study US 1990
TitleIQ and Ego-Resiliency: Conceptual and Empirical Connections and Separateness.
SourceJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1996, Vol. 70, 349 - 361
Public18-aged, followed 5 years; Berkeley, USA, 19??-19??.
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response11%
Respondents N =95

Correlate
Author's labelintelligence
Page in Source 354,355
Our classificationTest-intelligence, code I03ab01
Operationalization
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
Error EstimatesCronbach alpha: +.83
Remarks
Assessed at T1(19??)

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
A-CP-g-rc-?-9-arpc= ns
Women (N= 49)
A-CP-g-rc-?-9-arpc= ns
Men (N= 46)

rpc's controlled for Ego Resilience


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
A-CP-g-rc-?-9-aClinical rating of cheerfulness.

Rating on the basis of interview-protocols by 2 or 3 independent judges of cheerfulness as personality descriptive variable from most uncharacteristic to most characteristic of the subject.

Rating options: scale rating from 1 to 9 (scale options not reported)


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
rpcPARTIAL CORRELATION COEFFICIENT
Type: test statistic
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning: a partial correlation between happiness and one of the correlates is that correlation, which remains after accounting for the contribution of the other influences, or some of them, to the total variability in the happiness scores.
Under that conditions
rpc > 0 a higher correlate level corresponds with a higher happiness rating,
rpc < 0 a higher correlate level corresponds with a lower happiness rating,
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl