Affect Measurement in Experience Sampling Research

  title={Affect Measurement in Experience Sampling Research},
  author={Ulrich Schimmack},
Experience-sampling studies are used to study the emotional component of subjective well-being (hedonic balance). This manuscript examines conceptual and methodological issues in the measurement of hedonic balance, and it relates aspects of affective experiences (frequency, intensity, and duration) to affective dispositions (extraversion, neuroticism) and life-satisfaction. Aggregates of experiencesampling data are influenced by response styles, but the effect is negligible. Pleasant affects… CONTINUE READING
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