Findings on happiness in Lambert et al. (2009): study US Florida 2007

Author(s)Lambert, N.M.; Fincham, F.D.; Stillman, T.F.
TitleMore Gratitude, Less Materialism: The Mediating Role of Life Satisfaction.
SourceThe Journal of Positive Psychology, 2009, Vol. 4, 32 - 42
PublicUndegraduate students, USA, 2007
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =171
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 20 questions: Lead item not reported. A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H excited I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Rated: 1: slightly/not at all . . 5 extremely Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Page in publication36
RemarksAffect Balance computed by WDH team subtracting average negative effect from average positive effect
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
induced gratitudeshow  Mood during the interview