Happiness measure, code: A-CA-mh-ri-v-2-a


Interviewer-rating of cheerful appearance on 8 aspects

A The look is
2) open
1) evasive
- impossible to say
B The corners of the mouth turn
2) up
1) down
- impossible to say
C The posture is
2) relaxed, at ease
1) rather tense
- impossible to say
D The movements are
2) relaxed, at ease
1) limited, withdrawn
- impossible to say
E The eyes are
2) big, open
1) small, screw up
- impossible to say
F The elbows are kept
2) not close to the body
1) close to the body
- impossible to say
G The lips are more
2) broad, full
1) thin, pent up
- impossible to say
H All in all the subject looks
2) quite cheerful
1) not very cheerful
- difficult to say

Scoring: sum of aspect ratings

Name: `Allensbacher Ausdruckstest'
  
Classification
Focus, A-CA Affect: Cheerful Appearance
Time frame, mh last hour
Mode, ri rating by interviewer (of happy appearance)
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1974): study XZ Germany West 1973
TitleLebensfreude: Kein Thema für die Kirche? (Joy in Living: No Topic for the Church?)
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /1
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /2
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1973
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /3
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
PublicWorking people, West-Germany, 1973
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /4
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1973
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1975 /1
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /3
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
PublicCarowners, followed 1 year, West-Germany, 1976-77
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /7
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /8
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
Public16-29 aged and persioners, West-Germany, 1976
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes