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Studies

Johnson (1940): study US 1940

Publication

Author(s):
Johnson, W.B.
Title:
The Social Meaning of Mood.
Source:
The Journal of Social Psychology, 1940, Vol. 12, 163 - 169

Investigation

Public:
Female university students, members of a sorority, USA, 1940
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 30
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaires completed by subjects and friends

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Peer rating on single question:

Ranking by 30 sorority members. The 30 members were divided in two groups of 15 and each member was asked to rank the two groups on basis of  "cheerfulness and gaiety"  (full item not reported).
Classification:
A-CP-g-rdp-ro-0-a
Author's label:
Cheerfulness and gaiety

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Moodiness Variability of affects Popularity Actual popularity (socio-metrically)