Geneva Emotion Wheel


Based on Scherer’s Component Process Model, the Geneva Emotion Research Group has developed this new instrument to obtain self-report of felt emotions elicited by events or objects. 


A participant chooses which emotion s/he feels from a wheel-shaped emotion scale.


developed by research group that is well-equipped to develop such scales


– same drawbacks as with all subjective scales

References describing the method 
You can download a zip archive file that contains a master Word file (with the description of the instrument, suggested instructions, and a model of the answer sheet) as well as supporting literature.
What are emotions? And how can they be measured? Social Science Information, 44(4), 693-727.

References about quality of the method

The development of this scale is decribed in Scherer, K. R. (2005).


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