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Correlational findings

Study Bryant et al. (2005): study US 2002

Public
Student participants in a positive reminisence training, USA, 2002
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N = 65
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Groups of 10-15 students completed an anonymous questionnaire containg the dependent measures.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Positive reminiscence exercise
Our Classification
Distribution
1a : n = 22
1b:  n = 21
0:    n = 22
Operationalization
Students were randomly assigned to one of 3 thee conditions

1 TREATMENT
    1a; Cognitive immagery excercise
     1b Memorabilia exercise

0  CONTROL

Time reported reminiscing pleasant memories; 7-point-scale:
1 = very little
7 = a great deal

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a DM = + p < .001               Happiness LEVEL      CHANGE
              Pre-test  Post-test  
Treatment
- Cognitive   51        55         +4
- Memorabilia 49        52         +3
Control       51        50         -1

Difference  
-Cognitive vs control              +5
-Memorabilia vs control            +4
A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a D%sr = + p < .001 Treatment
- Cognitive                        +4%
- Memorabilia                      +3%
Control                            -1%

Difference                         
-Cognitive vs control              +5%
-Memorabilia vs control            +4%
A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a d = + s Pre-Post test CHANGE
Treatment
- Cognitive   d = 1,25 (0001)
- Memorabilia d = 0,70 (003)
Control       d = 0,02 (92)