Happiness measure, code: A-ASA-mi-mqr-n-7-b

Self report of momentary affect, repeated every 2 hours during two weeks

Lead question not reported
A Happy vs Sad
B Friendly vs Angry
C Cheerful vs Irritable
D Sociable vs Lonely

Rated on 7 step numerical scale (semantic differential)
Focus, A-ASA Affect: Average of Specific Affects
Time frame, mi last instant
Mode, mqr multiple questions, repeated
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceFreeman et al. (1986): study US 1979
TitleAdolescence and its Recollections: Toward an Interpretive Model of Development.
PublicAdolescents, USA followed 2 years, 1979-1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes