curry: Happy to Help?

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of performing acts of kindness on the well-being of the actor.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame with 56 rows and 18 columns.

Details

study_id factor Unique identifier of the study
effect_id integer Unique identifier of the effect size
d numeric Standardized mean difference between the control group and intervention group
vi numeric Variance of the effect size
n1i numeric Number of participants in the intervention group
n1c numeric Number of participants in the control group
sex numeric Percentage of male participants
age numeric Mean age of participants
location character Geographical location of the study
donor character From what population did the donors (helpers) originate?
donorcode factor From what population did the donors (helpers) originate? Dichotomized to Anxious or Typical
interventioniv character Description of the intervention / independent variable
interventioncode factor Description of the intervention / independent variable, categorized to Acts of Kindness, Prosocial Spending, or Other
control character Description of the control condition
controlcode factor Description of the control condition, categorized to Neutral Activity, Nothing, or Self Help (performing a kind act for oneself)
recipients character Who were the recipients of the act of kindness?
outcomedv character What was the outcome, or dependent variable, of the study?
outcomecode factor What was the outcome, or dependent variable, of the study? Categorized into Happiness, Life Satisfaction, PN Affect (positive or negative), and Other

Source

doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.014

References

Curry, O. S., Rowland, L. A., Van Lissa, C. J., Zlotowitz, S., McAlaney, J., & Whitehouse, H. (2018). Happy to help? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of performing acts of kindness on the well-being of the actor. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 320-329. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.014


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