Happiness measure, code: A-AB-g-rdt-n-7-a

Rating by teacher of behaviour of 3-7 year aged children

Rating by parents of behavior of 3-7 aged children on 8 questions

A When with other children, this child seems to have a good time
B Child enjoys going on errands for teacher
C Child laughs, smiles
D When playing with other children, this child argues with them
E Child gets easily upset when he/she looses a game
F Chlid enjoys listening to stories
G Child complains to teacher about other children if anything goes wrong
H When child cannot have or do something it wants, child become easily upset

1 hardly ever
7 almost always

Computation: (A+B+C+F) - (D+E+G+H)

Name: Mood factor in Parent/teacher temperament questionnaire for children 3-7 years of age (Thomas, Chess & Korn)
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, rdt rating by teachers
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
Used in studies