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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-mi-mqr-n-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
5

Description

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

Rated:
1 not at all
:
5 with maximum intensity

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F)/6 - (G+H+I+J+K+L)/6

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Scollon et al. (2009): study US Texas 2009 Students, Texas, USA, 2009 N = 83
Mean
= 32.400