print

Studies

Ahuvia & Wong (1995): study US 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Ahuvia, A.C.; Wong, N.Y.
Title:
Materialism: Origins and Implications for Personal Well-Being.
Source:
Proceedings 1995, European Conference for the Association of Consumer Research, Copenhagen, Denmark

Investigation

Public:
University students, Michigan, USA, 1994
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 200
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Materialism as a value Materialism Materialism as a personal trait Materialism
PERSONALITY: CURRENT TRAITS