Happiness measure, code: A-AB-mi-tsb-?-4-a


Time sampled ratings of positive and negative affect made from video recordings of child behavior; 30 second intervals across 15 minutes of free play and 1minute intervals for 4 alternate 5 minute segments of the Bayley test

Assessment of discrete behaviors; observation schedule not reported

Rated on 4 step scale, scale labels not reported
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, tsb time sampling of happy behaviors
Scale type, ? scale not reported Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceEmde et al. (1992): study US Colorado 1986
TitleTemperament, Emotion, and Cognition at Fourteen Months: The MacArthur Longitudinal Twin Study
Public14 months aged, same-sex twin pairs, Colorado, United States, 1986-1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferencePlomin et al. (1993): study US Colorado 1986
TitleGenetic change and continuity from fourteen to twenty months: The MacArthur Longitudinal Twin Study
PublicSame-sex twins, Colorado, United States, followed from 14 to 20 months, 1986-1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes