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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-ASA-mi-mqr-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Average of Specific Affects (A-ASA)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
multiple questions, repeated (mqr)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions, in emotion diary kept 30 days (experience sampling)

Several times per hour Ss noted in a diary:
A   the emotion(s) they had experienced the last few minutes.
B   the number of minutes they experienced these feelings.
C   the hedonic dimension they experienced in these feelings
   .
Scoring: numerical rating from +3 to -3
Summation: The total percentage of unpleasure (AxB) was divided by the total percentage of pleasure (question C)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Fl├╝gel (1925): study GB 1920 Academics, England, 192? N = 9