- Participants in a 4-week psychological training, Canada, 2008
- Survey name
- Unnamed study
- N = 65
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
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 Mean = +1,66
B: Memorizing intervention Mean = +1,23
- difference +0,43 = +5,4%
T1 General Affect Balance not reported
T2 Affect Balance computed by WDH team from separate Negative and Positive affect scores.