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Studies

Martinez-Marti et al. (2018): study ES 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Martinez-Marti, M.L.; Avia, M.D.; Hernández-Lloreda, M.J.
Title:
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Effects of an Appreciation of Beauty Randomized-Controlled Trial Web-Based Intervention on Appreciation of Beauty and Well-Being
Source:
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 2018, online, 1 -12

Investigation

Public:
Aged 18-69, Spain, 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 150
Non Response:
23,5% drop-outs
Assessment:

Assessment not reported, assumed internet and email.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions

Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how  much you experienced the following feelings;
A  positive
B  negative
C  good
D  bad
E  pleasant
F  unpleasant
G  happy
H  sad
I   afraid
J   joyful
K  angry
L  contented

Rated:
1  very rarely or never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often
5  very often or always

Computation; ((A+C++E+G+J+L)/5) -(B+D+F+H+I+K/5))
name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-fa
Author's label:
Affect Balance Score
Remarks:
Mean score at baseline, whole sample
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Appreciation of Beauty Intervention Savouring training
Mono sort
Exercise
No particular setting, recruitment on interest
Online intervention
One-time treatment
Voluntary, unsolicited