Happiness measure, code: A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-b

Rating by parents of smiling and laughter in different non-threatening or familiar situations, such as:

How often during the last week did your child smile or laugh when given a toy?
1 never
2 very rarely
3 less than half the time
4 half the time
5 more than half the time
6 almost always
7 always

Full list of situations not reported.

Part of Rothbart Revised Infant Behavior Questionnaire
Focus, A-CA Affect: Cheerful Appearance
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceGartstein & Rothbart (2002): study US Oregon 1997
TitleStudying infant temperament via the Revised Infant Behavior Questionnaire
Public3-12 months aged infants, Oregon, United States, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes