Happiness measure, code: A-AB-mi-mqr-n-5-a

Selfreport on 12 questions asked repeatedly (experience sampling)

How did you feel just before the beeper went off?
A Happy
B Joy
C Sociable
D Excited
E Proud
F Calm
G Sad
H Guilty
I Worried
J Anxious
K Irritated
L Bored

1 not at all
5 with maximun intensity

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F)/6 - (G+H+I+J+K+L)/6
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated (number not reported)
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceScollon et al. (2009): study US Texas 2009
TitleThe Role of Ideal Affect in the Experience and Memory of Emotions.
PublicStudents, Texas, USA, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes