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Studies

Dilger et al. (2013): study DE 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Dilger, A.; Lütkenhöner, L.; Müller, H.
Title:
Scholars' physical Appearance, Research Performance and Feelings of Happiness.
Source:
Discussion Paper no. 6/2013, Institute for Organisational Economics, 2013, Münster, Germany

Investigation

Public
Scholars, Germany, 2010
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 49
Non Response
35%
Assessment
Multiple assesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

.. feeling of happiness ..(full text not reported)
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 very unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-?-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Feelings of happiness
Page in publication:
4
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.73 7.73
SD:
1.87 1.87
Full text:
Rating of photograph portraits

Online rating of portraits by students on several aspects, among which 'happiness'
Rated
10 most
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 least
Classification:
A-CA-u-rdv-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness rated from portraits
Remarks:
Each picture was rated by 19 to 37 students
Page in publication:
5, 8
Error estimates:
Inter-rater correlation = 0.73
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.32 7.32
SD:
0.89 0.89

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding research performance Later supervisor rating of job performance
Number of academic publications
age Current age (in years) gender Sexe: male (vs female) physical appearance Rated attractiveness of appearance
Rated competence of appearance
Rated happy appearance
Rated likable appearance
Rated trustworthyness of appearance