- Students, participating in a gratitude excercise, USA, 1998
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 166
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- Counting blessings, hassles, and social comparison.
- Our Classification
- Students were randomly assigned to 10 weekly excercises on either.
A: Gratitude condition with gratitude exercises;
B: Hassles condition, listing up and thinking about five hasles
C: Social comparison, assessment of relative positive aspects of own life.
Observed Relation with Happiness
Factor scores of
Positive Negative Affect
affect affect balance
A Gratitude +0,24 +0,00 +
B Hassels -0.26 +0,00 -
C Comparison +0.00 -0.06 -
Negative affect: Difference A,B,C not significant.
Affect Balance not computed,significance unknown.