Happiness measure, code: A-AB-yd-mq-n-7-a

Selfreport on yesterday's activities using a diary format.

Nine affects were rated for each episode:
A happy
B warm, friendly
C enjoying myself
D frustrated, annoyed
E depressed, blue
F hassled, puushed around
G angry, hostile
H worried, anxious
I criticized, put down

Rating: 0 'not at all' to 6 'very much'

Computation: (A+B+C)/3 - (D+E+F+H+H+I)/6

Name: Kahneman's Net Affect
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, yd yesterday
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceKahneman & Krueger (2006): study US 2004
TitleDevelopments in the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being.
PublicEmployed females, USA , 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes