- Student, participants in a happiness training 9-18 months ago, USA 198?
- Survey name
- Unnamed study
- N = 69
- Non Response
- Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
- Authors's Label
- Program to increase personal happiness
- Our Classification
- The '14 fundamental' behaviours are: - keep busy - spend more time socializing - beproductive at meaningful work -get better organized and plam -stop worrying - lower your expectations - develop positive thinking - become present oriented - work on a healthy personality - develop an outgoing social personality - be yourself - eliminate negative feeling and problems - close relations are number one for happiness - put happiness as your number one priority
- In the context of a regular course, students had been introduced in the science of happiness and were presented a brief overview of the '14 fundamentals', which program was presented as 'new information on happiness self-help resulting from research'
Several classes of students were additionally given detailed instruction in each of the 14 fundamentals and were stimulated to practice these behaviors on a daily basis.
Observed Relation with Happiness
(According to investigator. No quantitative data provided, probably comparison with controls in earlier studies)
Happiness measured in the context of a wider questionnaire on the long-term experience with the 14 fundamentals training, on which most respondents answered that the training had made them happier