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Studies

Hopfensitz & Mantilla (2018): study ZZ 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Hopfensitz, A.; Mantilla, C.
Title:
Emotional Expressions by Sports Teams: An Analysis of World Cup Soccer Player Portraits.
Source:
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2018, online

Investigation

Public:
Soccer teams playing in World Cup 1970-2014
Survey name:
Not a survey study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 304
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Happiness in facial expression of players measured using Facereader 6 with artificial neural networks technology. Team performance measured using socces statistics The dependent variables in this study were the number of goals scored and the number of goals conceded., goal difference and World Cup ranking.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Rating of happiness in facial expression from photos, using an automatic face recognition device

0 no sign of happiness in facial expression
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9
10 clear happiness in facial expression

Device: FaceReader 6, (Bijlstra & Dotsch 2014)

Originally scored on range 0-1, Transformed to 0-10 by WDH team
Classification:
A-CA-m-afa-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Average happiness in teams
Page in publication:
8, 10, 27, 32

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Angry Feeling angry (vs friendly) Team Current work-conditions Year Trend average happiness in top sporters Team performance in soccer league Performance in sports
Current work-performance
nation Current nation of residence