Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-n-101-a


Selfreport on single question,

Think about the quality your current life and imagine that it is being registered by this thermometer
100 the best my life can possibly be
;
;
;
0 the worst my life can possibly be

Preceded by open questions about particular circumstances that could have produced the best and worst possible life
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 101
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMellor et al. (1999): study AU 1994
TitleThe Gold Standard for Life Satisfaction: Confirmation and Elaboration Using an Imaginary Scale and Qualitative Interview.
Public18-25 aged students, Australia, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes