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Studies

Block (1971): study US 1936 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Block, J.
Title:
Lives through Time.
Source:
Bancroft Books, 1971, Berkeley, USA

Investigation

Public:
Highschool pupils, followed from age 11 to 32, USA, 1936-51
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Clinical 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)
Classification:
A-CP-g-rc-?-9-a
Author's label:
Cheerful vs Glum

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Cheerful vs Glum Long term happiness (< 10 years ago)