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Studies

Gross et al. (1997): study US 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Gross, J.J.; Carstensen, L.L.; Tsai, J.L.
Title:
Emotion and Aging: Experience, Expression, and Control.
Source:
Psychology and Ageing, 1997, Vol. 12, 590 - 599

Investigation

Public:
Nuns, USA, 199?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 1080
Non Response:
31%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Do you feel the following emotions…. Happy
4  often feel happy
3  sometimes feel happy
2  seldom feel happy
1  never feel happy
Classification:
M-TH-u-sq-v-4-c
Author's label:
experience
Page in publication:
595

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Perceived control of affective experience Impulsive (vs self controlled)
Inner locus of control