Happiness measure, code: A-CA-mi-tsb-v-3-a


Time sampling of happy behavior:

Rating by two independent observers.
One of the observers was familiar with the general aims of the study whereas the other one was not familiar with these. Each child was observed twice in both a class situation and at recess. It was observed for one minute and then later for another minute in the same situation by both observers independently and then rated over that minute in that situation.

Rating options:
3 happy
2 neutral
1 unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, A-CA Affect: Cheerful Appearance
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, tsb time sampling of happy behaviors
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCameron et al. (1973): study US 1971 /2
TitleThe Life Satisfaction of Non-Normal Persons.
PublicChildren, retarded and normal, USA,197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes