Goal Setting, Attainment and the Effects on Happiness
Catherine Engelbrecht - University of Abertay Dundee, UK.
Time to complete - 10 minutes.
The aim of this study is to examine what type of exercise goals individuals set for themselves and how individual differences such as personality and personal growth initiative influence goal type and attainment. Participants in this study will be requested to complete three online questionnaires over a four month period. However as a participant you get to choose how many times you want to take part in the study.
Brie Sage and Tara De Paoli - Australian National University, Australia.
Time to complete - 45 minutes.
The intent of this research study is to investigate how our relationships relate to our psychological well-being and everyday behaviour.
Applying time perspective to predict well-being: The role of gratitude
Glenn Surman and Dr Navjot Bhullar - University of Canberra, Australia.
Time to complete - 20 minutes.
The survey is part of an honours thesis in psychology being undertaken by Glenn Surman through the University of Canberra (Project Approval No. CEHR 11-36). The thesis aims to evaluate participant’s time perspective, levels of gratitude and how this affects well-being levels.
Leisure Activities and Coping
Heather Hall, M.A - California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, USA.
Time to complete - 45 minutes.
Research study needs participants who are at least 18 and who use leisure activities such as movement or music as means of coping. You must have experienced a traumatic event within the last three years. Your responses may help us to better understand the process of recovery from trauma.
Behaving You Way to Happiness!
Kathryn Buchanan and Anat Bardi - Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.
This research examines behaviours that can increase happiness. You will be asked to behave in a certain way, daily for 7 days and to complete questionnaires along the way. Although this experiment states two hours to complete. The questionnaires themselves should take less than 15 minutes to complete. The behaviours you are asked to do can take as much or as little time as you would like.
The News and You
Kathrny Buchanan and Dr Anat Bardi. - Royal Holloway - University of London.
This study looks at the influence news stories can have on our feelings. Participants will view a news clip and complete measures of mood, personality and values.
Who am I? How do I behave? Am I happy?
Kathryn Buchanan and Anat Bardi - Royal Holloway, University of London
A questionnaire study exploring individual’s personality attributes, behaviours and happiness.
A Study into the Experience of Playing Video Games
Mr Damien C Hull and Dr Glenn Williams - Nottingham Trent University
Survey looking into the effects of different video game features have on the experience of an individuals game-play
Happiness Survey Study
Matthew D. Della Porta, M.A, and Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky - University of California, Riverside, USA
A survey study concerning how and why people practice happiness-boosting activities
Happiness, Preferences & Behaviours
Kathryn Buchanan - Royal Holloway, University of London
A straightforward study that asks you about your preferences, behaviours and happiness
Creativity and Spirituality in Coping
Dagmar Corry, Dr. Christopher & Alan Lewis - University of Ulster
The aim of the study is to ascertain how creativity and spirituality interact to aid coping, thereby promoting mental health
Reflecting on Synchronicity: Study on an Intervention to Boost Meaning in Life
Melvyn Flitman - University of East London
Researching the way people react to coincidences or synchronicities in life. The study involves three tests. Followed by a brief exercise each day for a week, and thereafter repeating the tests
Elizabeth Nisbet - Carlton University, Canada
An online study about happiness and awareness of your surroundings
Secondary School Teachers’ Character Strengths and Subjective Well-being
Armaou Maria - University of Nottingham
This research aims to explore the occupational pattern of character strengths and life satisfaction.
For Part 1 participants should complete a profile form, entering the RESEARCH CODE: MAR002 IN THE LAST TAB, select the VIA Signature Strengths Survey (30 min)
Part 2 is a short survey (5 min)
Secondary school teachers only!
Develop your Strengths and become Happier
Warren Davies - University of East London
Does the use of personal strengths make people happier? For a seven day period, participants are asked to use their strengths in different ways, to see if this effects how they feel