Happiness measure, code: A-CA-mi-tsb-v-0-a


Time sampling of happy behaviors:

Researchers observed the baby's in the home.
One observation of one second was made every fifteenth second. Any positively voiced sound as observed by the researcher counted as a happy vocal and any negatively voiced sound counted as a unhappy vocal.
  
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 = 0
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCaudill & Weinstein (1969): study ZZ East-West pairs 1961
TitleMaternal Care and Infant Behavior in Japan and America.
PublicInfants and first born in intact middle class families, Japan and USA, 1961-64
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes