- Adolescents, USA followed 2 years, 1979-1981
- N = 27
- Non Response:
Each respondent filled out self-report forms in response to signals occurring once every 2 hours (randomly generated) from 7:30 in the morning to 10:30 on weekday evenings and until 1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday for the duration of 1 week at T1 and T2.
- Authors's label
- Changes in immediate experience from T1 to T2.
- Our Classification
- Self report of momentary affect, repeated every 2 hours during two weeks
Lead question not reported
A Happy vs Sad
B Friendly vs Angry
C Cheerful vs Irritable
D Sociable vs Lonely
Rated on 7 step numerical scale (semantic differential).
Average mood as assessed using Experience Sampling during 2 weeks at
Observed Relation with Happiness
T2 average affect: M= 4,73