Findings on happiness in Dermer et al. (1979): study US 1978 /1

Author(s)Dermer, M.; Anderson, E.A.; Cohen, S.J.; Jacobson, E.
TitleEvaluative Judgements of Aspects of Life as a Function of Vicarious Exposure to Hedonic Extremes.
SourceJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1979, Vol. 37, 247 - 260
PublicFemale students, moderately happy, USA, 1978
Collect period2
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample Women were selected as a matter of convenience
Respondents N =81
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 And projective technique: role playing
General remarksExtreme unhappy and extreme happy Ss ommitted
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "......satisfaction with life......" (Full question not reported) 10 exceptionally dissatisfied 20 30 40 midpoint 50 60 70 80 exceptionally satisfied
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Pleasant imaginationI06ab02Prior mood-manipulation