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Studies

Strack et al. (1985): study XZ Germany West 1982

Publication

Author(s):
Strack, F.; Gschneidinger, E.; Schwarz, N.
Title:
Happiness and Reminiscing: The Role of Time Perspective, Affect, and Mode of Thinking.
Source:
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1985, Vol. 49, 1460 -1469

Investigation

Public:
Students translater school, West-Germany, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 51
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 2 questions:

A. "When you think about your life as a whole how happy would you say you are.....?"
10    happy                                                                      
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0     unhappy

B. "Taking everything into account, how satisfied are you with
     your life.....?"
10   satisfied                                                                
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0      dissatisfied   

Summation:  average score
Classification:
O-Sum-u-mq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Positive reminiscence Prior mood-manipulation