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Studies

Renshon (1974): study US Pennsylvania 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Renshon, S.A.
Title:
Psychological Needs and Political Behavior.
Source:
The Free Press, 1974, London, UK

Investigation

Public
university undergraduates, Pennsylvania, USA, 1970
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N = 423
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are these days.....?
7  extremely happy
6  very happy
5  pretty happy
4  not too happy
3  a bit unhappy
2  pretty unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Personal control Inner locus of control