Calendar and Time Diary: Methods in Life Course Research is the first book to provide a road map to using both calendar and diary methods in research. An ideal tool for examining issues related to these up-and-coming approaches to data collection, the book is also a helpful resource for readers who interpret literature based on calendar and diary research. Chapters from well-known contributors from an array of disciplines include examples of ways these methods can be used in the social, health, and behavioral sciences, assess their use in both quantitative and qualitative methods, and deal with measuring and assessing data quality. A final chapter reviews key themes and discusses future directions for research.

Global and Episodic Reports of Hedonic Experience

Global and Episodic Reports of Hedonic Experience

NorbertSchwarzDanielKahnemanJingXu

Introduction

Most people would agree that a life filled with pleasant activities is preferable to a life filled with unpleasant ones. As Juster (1985) noted, “An important ingredient in the production and distribution of well-being is the set of satisfactions generated by activities themselves” (p. 333). ...

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