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Studies

Baxter et al. (1917): study US 1915

Publication

Author(s):
Baxter, M.F.; Washburn, M.F.; Yamada, K.
Title:
Directed Recall of Pleasant and Unpleasant Experiences.
Source:
American Journal of Psychology, 1917, Vol. 28, 155 - 157

Investigation

Public:
Female college students, USA, 191?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 69
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Rating by peers and projective tests

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Peer-rating on single question: Each S was judged by 3 acquaintances.

"Do you think that S tends in general to be...?"
2 optimistic and cheerful
1  pessimistic and uncheerful
Classification:
A-CP-g-rdp-v-2-a
Author's label:
Cheerfullness.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Promptness of plea- sant association Positive reacting