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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CP-mi-tsb-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Person (A-CP)
Time frame:
last instant (mi)
Mode:
time sampling of happy behaviors (tsb)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Time sampling of happy behaviors

The children were rated during the first 3 years of their lives, after 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30 and 36 months of living for 'Emotional tone: unhappy - happy' on a 7-point scale.
Scoring rated on 7-step numerical scale.

Summation:
Later the ratings of 10 - 12, 13 - 15, 18  - 24, and 27 - 36 months were combined.

Rated on 7-step numerical scale.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schaefer & Bayley (1963): study US 1929 Children followed from age 0 to 18, Berkeley, California, USA, 1929-47 N = 54