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Studies

Boerefijn & Bergsma (2011): study NL 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Boerefijn, J.; Bergsma, A.
Title:
Geluksles verbetert Schoolprestaties. (Happiness Trainig adds to Schoolperformans).
Source:
Tijdschrift voor Orthopedagogiek, 2011, Vol. 50, 110 - 121

Investigation

Public:
Students of a happiness course and controls, Netherlands 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 631
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy have you felt in the past month?
1  low happiness
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 high happiness

Preceded by the question'How happy are you today?'
Classification:
M-FH-cm-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
happiness
Remarks:
T1 distribution computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
table 3.1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.27
SD:
1.83

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness lessons Happiness literacy
Course, class, training group
School
Mandatory
Actual changes in happiness
Multiple sorts
Mixed educational methods
Multiple treatment moments
Happiness education + excercises