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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-ASA-mi-mqr-n-7-b
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

Self report of momentary affect, repeated every 2 hours during two weeks

Lead question not reported
A  Happy vs Sad
B  Friendly vs Angry
C  Cheerful vs Irritable
D  Sociable  vs Lonely

Rated on 7 step numerical scale (semantic differential)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Freeman et al. (1986): study US 1979 Adolescents, USA followed 2 years, 1979-1981 N = 27
Mean
= 4.770