- Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
- Time frame:
- last day (md)
- 1 question (sq)
- Scale Type:
- faces scale (f)
- Scale Range:
DescriptionSelf report on single question
How happy do you feel today?
All response options marked by both a number and a smiley. No verbal labels are used.
This question is not suitable for the measurement of happiness of individuals, since mood of the day is not representative for usual affect. Yet average response to this question is accepted as a measure of happiness in a population, since individual variations balance out