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Studies

Layous et al. (2018): study US 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Layous, K.; Chancellor, J.; Kurtz, J.L.; Lyubomirsky, S.
Title:
Reframing the Ordinary: Imaging Time as Scarce Increases in Wellbeing
Source:
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2018, Vol 13, 301 - 308

Investigation

Public:
Students participating in happiness training, USA, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 139
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 24 questions

A  Indicate your agreement with the following statements
Aa  In most ways my life is close to ideal
Ab  The conditions of my life are excellent
Ac  I am satisfied with my life
Ad  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
Ae  If I could live my life over again, I would change nothing

B ; Today I felt.
Ba  joyful
Bb  grateful
Bc  amused
Bd  content
Be  proud
Bf  awed
Bg  loving
Bh  hopeful
Bi   interested
Bj  angry
Bk  sad
Bl  afraid
Bm  ashamed
Bn contemptuous
Bo  embarrassed
Bp  guilty
Bq  disgusted

Rating scales not reported

Computation: A and b standardized and summed

A is Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale SWLS
B is Fredrickson's modified Differential Emotions Scale mDES

Rated
1  very slight, or not at all
2  little
3  moderate
4  quite a bit
5  extreme

Computation: (A to I)/9 - (J to Q)/8

Name: Fredrickson et. al (2003) Differential Emotions Scale  (mDES), Today version
Classification:
M-ACO-cw-mq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Well-Being composite
Remarks:
baseline score, groups together
Page in publication:
304
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -1 - 1 On range 0-10
Mean:
-0.08

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time Scarcety Intervention Life style awareness training
Exercise
On invitation, payed in money or study credit
Count blessings/curses
School
Actual changes in happiness
Awareness of time
Multiple treatment moments
Mono sort