Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory

Permission 

We invite interested researchers to use the Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory (AATI) in their research. We permit use of the existing versions and would appreciate being informed of its use and corresponding results. Also, please contact us if you are interested in translating the AATI into additional languages. 
Zena R. Mello (zmello@sfsu.edu) and Frank C. Worrell (frankc@berkeley.edu)

 

AATI Manual 

Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2010). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory: Preliminary Technical Manual. Colorado Springs, CO & Berkeley, CA. 

 

AATI Inventories (See Below)

AATI-Albanian 

AATI-Amnaric

AATI-Chinese

AATI-English

AATI-Farsi

AATI-German 

AATI-Hindi 

AATI-Italian 

AATI-Japanese 

AATI-Polish

AATI-Portuguese

AATI-Slovenian

AATI-Spanish 

AATI-Swedish 

AATI-Turkish 

 

AATI-Albanian

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Laghi, F., Baiocco, R., & Lonigro, A. (2011). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Albanian. Unpublished scale: The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and Sapienza University of Rome.

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Validity Studies:
Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & International Collaborators. (2015, March). Validating Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Time Attitude scores in samples from eight countries. In Z. R. Mello and M. Buhl (Co-Chairs), International studies on time perspective: How thoughts about the past, the present, and the future predict adolescent outcomes. Poster Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

AATI-Chinese

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Ling, S. C., & Xu, H. (2013). The Adult and Adolescent Time Inventory – Chinese. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University & University of California, Berkeley.

(forthcoming)

 

Validity Studies:

Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & International Collaborators. (2015, March). Validating Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Time Attitude scores in samples from eight countries. In Z. R. Mello and M. Buhl (Co-Chairs), International studies on time perspective: How thoughts about the past, the present, and the future predict adolescent outcomes. Poster Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Ling, S.C., Xu, H., Worrell, F. C., &  Mello, Z. R. (2014, May). Introducing the Chinese Version of the Adolescent Adult Time Attitude Scale (ATAS). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

 

AATI-English 

Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2007). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-English. Unpublished scale: University of California, Berkeley.

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Validity Studies:
Alensari, Worrell, Rubie-Davies, & Webber (2013). Adolescent time attitude scale (ATAS) scores and academic outcomes in secondary school females in New Zealand. International Journal of Quantitative Research in Education, 1251-274. 

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Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Andretta, J. R. (2009). Variation in how frequently adolescents think about the past, the present, and the future in relation to academic achievement. Research on Child and Adolescent Development [Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung], 2, 173-183.

Mello, Z. R., *Finan, L. J., & Worrell, F. C. (2013).  Introducing an instrument to assess time orientation and time relation in adolescents.  Journal of Adolescence, 36, 551-563. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2013.03.005

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Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2009). Convergent and discriminant validity of time attitude scores on the Adolescent Adult Time Perspective Inventory. Research on Child and Adolescent Development [Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung], 185-196. 

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Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & Buhl, M. (2011). Introducing English and German versions of the Adolescent Time Attitude Scale (ATAS). Assessment, 20, 496-510. doi:10.1177/1073191110396202

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AATI-Farsi 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Rashid, K. (2013). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Farsi. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University and Bu-Ali Sina University.

(forthcoming)

 

Validity Studies:
Mello, Z. R., Rashid, K., Worrell, F. C., & Fathi, F. (2014, July-August). Validating Adolescent Time Attitude Scores (ATAS) in a Sample of Iranian Adolescents. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference on Time Perspective, Warsaw, Poland.

 

AATI-German 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Buhl, M. (2008). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-German.  Unpublished scale. Frankfurt: German Institute for International Educational Research, University of Frankfurt/Main, and University of California, Berkeley. 

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Validity Studies:
Buhl, M., & Lindner, D. (2009). Zeitperspektiven im Jugendalter. Messungen, Profile und Zusammenhänge mit Persönlichkeitsmerkmalen und schulischem Erleben [Time perspectives in adolescence. Measurement, profiles and relationships with personality characteristics and school-based experience]. Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung, 4 (2), 197-216. 

Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & Buhl, M. (2013). Introducing English and German versions of the Adolescent Time Attitude Scale (ATAS). Assessment, 20, 496-510. doi:10.1177/1073191110396202

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AATI-Hindi

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Kaur, M. The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Hindi. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University and the University of California, Berkeley.

 

Validity Studies:

(pending)

 
 

AATI-Italian 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Laghi, F., Baiocco, R., & Lonigro, A. (2011). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Italian. Unpublished scaleThe University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and Sapienza University of Rome.

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Validity Studies:
Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & International Collaborators. (2015, March). Validating Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Time Attitude scores in samples from eight countries. In Z. R. Mello and M. Buhl (Co-Chairs), International studies on time perspective: How thoughts about the past, the present, and the future predict adolescent outcomes. Poster Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

AATI-Japanese 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Chisima, Y. (2014). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Japanese. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University,  University of California, Berkeley, and University of Tsukuba.

 

Validity Studies:

(pending)

 

AATI-Polish

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Przepiorka, A. M. (2015). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory – Polish. San Francisco State University, University of California, Berkeley, and John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin.

 

Validity Studies:

(pending) 

 

AATI-Slovenian

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., M. Musil, B., Živkovič, U., & Juriševič, (2017). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory – Slovenian. Berkeley, CA: The University of California and The University of Llubljana.

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Validity Studies:

(pending)

 

AATI-Spanish 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Anguiano, R. M., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2010). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory-Spanish. Unpublished Scale. The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and University of California, Berkeley.

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Validity Studies:
Merino Soto, C. A., Worrell, F. C., Mendoza-Denton, R., & Mello, Z. R. (2015, July). Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory (AATI): Estudio piloto de una escala de perspectiva del tiempo para adolescentes. Paper accepted for presentation at the 35th Interamerican Conference of Psychology, Lima, Perú. 
Konowalczyk, S., & Heim, R. Time perspective, physical self-concept, and sports activity in German, Spanish, and Luxembourgian adolescents. In Z. R. Mello and M. Buhl (Co-Chairs), International studies on time perspective: How thoughts about the past, the present, and the future predict adolescent outcomes. Poster Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

AATI-Swedish 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Åström, E., & Carelli, M. G. (2014). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory – Swedish. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University & Umeå Universitet. 

 

Validity Studies:

(pending)

 

AATI-Turkish 

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Sahin Baltaci, H. (2015). The Adolescent and Adult Time Inventory – Turkish. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University & Pamukkale University.

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Validity Studies:

Şahin-Baltacı, H., Tagay, O., Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2017). Psychometric Properties of Time Attitude Subscale Scores of the Adolescent Time Inventory – Turkish. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 6, 47-59. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ipp0000066

 

 

Key References

Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2015). The past, the present, and the future: A conceptual model of time perspective in adolescence. In Stolarski M., van Beek W., & Fieulaine, N. (Eds), Time Perspective Theory: Review, Research and Application. Essays in Honor of Philip Zimbardo.  

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Andretta, J. R., Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2014). Predicting educational outcomes and psychological wellbeing in adolescents using time attitude profiles. Psychology in the Schools, 51, 434-451. doi: 10.1002/pits.21762

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Andretta, J. R., Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., Dixson, D. D.+, & Baik, S. H.+ (2013). Demographic group differences in adolescents’ time attitudes. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 289–301. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.11.005 

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Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., & Buhl, M. (2011). Introducing English and German versions of the Adolescent Time Attitude Scale (ATAS). Assessment.Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1073191110396202
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Mello, Z. R., Bhadare, D. Fearn, E. J., Galaviz, M. M., Hartmann, E. S., & Worrell, F. C. (2009). The window, the river, and the novel: Examining adolescents’ conceptions of the past, the present, and the future. Adolescence, 44, 539-556.
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