- Psychology students participating in a training, USA
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 64
- Non Response:
All surveys and journal entries were completed online. Mass email reminders were sent to participants with electronic links and instructions for completing each part of the study. Additionally, verbal announcements were made to participating classes.
- Authors's Label
- Gratitude training
- Our Classification
1: n = 43
0: n = 21
- Related specification variables
- 1 TREATED: Participants in the gratitude group were asked to keep a daily list of up to five things for which they are grateful over a period of two weeks.
0 CONTROLS were asked to list
up to five interesting things that happened to them each day for a period of two weeks.
Observed Relation with Happiness
T1 T2 T3 T2-T1 T3-T1
Treated 17,9 16,5 14,5 -1,4 -3,4
Controls 10,9 14,2 11,1 +3,3 +0,3
T/C difference -4,7 -3,7
Controls +4,1% +0,4%
T/C difference -5,8% -4,6%
T2: Post 2 week intervention
T3: Follow-up after 3 weeks
No significant with-in or between group effects for either PA nor NA and hence neither for Affect Balance.
No difference across personality types