Happiness measure, code: A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-a


Rating by parents of smiling and laughter in 15 different situations, such as

During the last week, when being undressed, how often did your child smile or laugh?
1 never
2 very rarely
3 less than half the time
4 about half the time
5 more than half the time
6 almost always
7 always

Full list of situations not reported

Part of Rothbart Infant Behavior Questionnaire IBQ
  
Classification
Focus, A-CA Affect: Cheerful Appearance
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGoldsmith & Campos (1990): study US Denver, Colorado
TitleThe Structure of Temporal Fear and Pleasure in Infants: A Psychometric Perspective.
Public9 months aged, infants, Denver, United States, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLauzon-Guillain et al. (2012): study GB East England 2006
TitleBreastfeeding and Infant Temperament at Age Three Months
Public3 months aged infants, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2006-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRothbart (1981): study US Oregon 1976
TitleMeasurement of Temperament in Infancy
Public3-12 months aged infants, Oregon, United States, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes