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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-u-rdt-ro-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
rating by teachers (rdt)
Scale Type:
rank-order of subjects (ro)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Ranking of cheerfulness by two class masters who know their subjects:

Instructions for ranking:
Personal qualities are named and briefly annotated in this schedule. If you have any doubt as to the meaning of any of items, please ask me.
In the columns under each subjects name place one of the marks.

+3  very high above average
+2  distinctly above average
+1  distinctly above average
  0  average
-1  slightly below average
-2  distinctly below average
-3  lowest degree as to compare with average

As few as possible, in your group of 20 men, the number of subjects receiving above marks should be 1, 2, 4, 6, 4, 2 and 1 respectively.

First item in the schedule was:
"General tendency to be cheerful (as opposed to being depressed and low spirited)"          
+3  very high above average
+2  distinctly above average
+1  slightly above average
  0  average
-1  slightly below average
-2  distinctly below average
-3  lowest degree as compared with average