Oishi et al. (2007a): study US 2002
- Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.
- The Optimum Level of Well-Being. Can People Be Too Happy?
- Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2007, Vol. 2, 346 - 360
- Students, University of Illinois, USA, 200?
- Non-probability accidental sample
- N = 193
- Non Response:
- Not reported.
- Experience sampling
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport of momentary mood on 8 questions:
Using the scale below, indicate how much you feel each of the emotions below. Put a number from 1 to 7 to accurately reflect how much you feel that emotion RIGHT NOW.
1 not at all
7 extremely intense
Computation: (B+D+G+H) - (A+C+E+F) / 8
Name: Diener's 'Affect Balance' DRM format
- Author's label:
- Transformed to 1-5-scale: 1. Unhappy (Feeling negative emotions most of the time, N=8)
2. Slightly happy (Positive emotions exceed negative emotion by 0-1 point, N=43)
3. Moderately happy (Positive emotions exceed negative emotions by 1.01-2.00 points, N=75)
4. Happy (Positive emotions exceed negative emotions by 2.01-3.00 points. N=42)
5. Very happy (Positive emotions exceed negative emotions with more than 3 points. N=25)
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