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The role of intentions in the pursuit of happiness
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Are intentions to become happier through interventions helpful or detrimental to the pursuit of happiness? Although Schooler, Ariely, and Lowenstein (2003) suggest that intentionally pursuing happiness is a self-defeating ...
Extrinsic and intrinsic values, forecasts, and experiences: an experimental approach
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
A study was conducted wherein participants with different values were provided with either a value-congruent or a value incongruent experience in the form of a chance to choose an Apple Itune song download, which they were ...
Internalizing introjected goals through reflective writing
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
How do individuals internalize goals that are self-set? Research on this topic is rather limited, and this study examined whether writing exercises that encourage self-reflection about an academic goal would increase ...