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Conner & Reid (2012): study NZ 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Conner, T.S.; Reid, K.A.
Title:
Effects of Intensive Mobile Happiness Reporting in Daily Life
Source:
Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2012, Vol. 3, 315-323

Investigation

Public:
Psychology students participating in mood tracking experiment, New Zealand, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 162
Non Response:
Assessment:
Experience sampling
Participants received 1, 3, or 6 text messages each day for 13 days based on their randomly assigned condition.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 3 questions, send as text message, several times a day during 13 days (experience sampling)

RIGHT NOW
A How happy do you feel?
B Are you enyoing what you do?
C How positive do you feel about your life?

1  not al all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9 extremely

Computation (A+B+C)/3
Classification:
M-AO-m-mqr-n-9-a
Author's label:
state happiness
Page in publication:
317

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding happiness tracking treatment Mood awareness training
Mood monitoring
Self-help
Multiple treatment moments
Mono sort
On invitation, payed in money or study credit
School