Happiness measure, code: A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a


Selfreport on three questions:

In the last week, what percentage of the time do you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%)
1 happy
2 unhappy
3 neutral

Name: Fordyce % happy scale
Variant: % happy in last week
  
Classification
Focus, A-TH Affect: Time Happy
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, th% time happy percent Range = 101
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBryant et al. (2005): study US 2005
TitleUsing the Past to Enhance the Present: Boosting Happiness Through Positive Reminiscence.
PublicStudent participants in a positive reminisence training, USA, 2005
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGoldwurm et al. (2006): study IT 2004
TitleSubjective Well-Being Training to Increase Happiness.
PublicStudents participating in a happiness training, Italy, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000
TitleMaterialistic Values and Well-being in Business Students.
PublicBusiness students, Singapore, 2000
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes