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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AA-yd-mqr-fn-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Average during Activities (A-AA)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
faces+numerical scale (fn)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on diary kept during at least 6 days

Participants first listed their activities in the previous day and next rated how happy they had felt during each of these.

Rating made on line scale marked with both number and smilies
0 extremely unhappy
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10 extremely happy

Computation: Average of state happiness during activities weighed by time spent in activities.

Name: Day Reconstruction method (DRM), internet application by Veenhoven et. al.