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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-ba
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating by parents of pleasure in different low stimulus intensity situations, such as:

When playing quietly with one of his/her favorite toys, how often did the baby show pleasure?
1  never
2  very rarely
3  less than half the time
4  about half the time
5  more than half the time
6  almost always
7  always

Full list of situations not reported.

Part of Rothbart Revised Infant Behavior Questionnaire

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gartstein & Rothbart (2002): study US Oregon 1997 3-12 months aged infants, Oregon, United States, 199? N = 361
Mean
= 5.080
SD
= 0.890
Lauzon-Guillain et al. (2012): study GB East England 2006 3 months aged infants, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2006-2009 N = 316
Mean
= 5.100
SD
= 0.850