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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-mi-tsb-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
time sampling of happy behaviors (tsb)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Time sampling of prevalent mood during free play and Bayley test. Average of observations at 30 second intervals across 15 minutes of free play and 1 minute intervals for 4 alternate 5 minute segments of the Bayley test

Rated on 7 step scale, scale labels not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Emde et al. (1992): study US Colorado 1986 14 months aged, same-sex twin pairs, Colorado, United States, 1986-1989 N = 398
Mean
= 4.750
SD
= 1.100
Plomin et al. (1993): study US Colorado 1986 Same-sex twins, Colorado, United States, followed from 14 to 20 months, 1986-1989 N = 398
Mean
= 4.850
SD
= 1.130