- Participants in a 4-week psychological training, Canada, 2011
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 65
- Non Response:
Physiological data were collected using a Dell Optilex GX620 computer system with Biopac physiological recording.
- Authors's label
- Gratitude inducing exercises vs recalling events
- Our Classification
- Participants were randomly assigned to one of two groups with different intervention conditions:
A: Gratitude enhancing group.
Participants were asked to think about items, people or events for which they are particular grateful, and to try to experience and maintain the sincere heart-felt feelings of gratitude associated with that thought.
B: Memorizing events.
Participants were asked to recall memorable events and to try to experience and maintain feelings associated with the events.
Intervention period: 4-weeks; reflection exercises twice a week.
Observed Relation with Happiness
A: Gratitude intervention Ma = + 1,66
B: Memorizing intervention Ma = + 1,23
- difference + 0,43
T1 General Affect Balance not reported
T2 Affect Balance computed by WDH team from separate Negative and Positive affect scores.
assumed scale range -4 to +4