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

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Format

A data.frame with 56 rows and 18 columns.

Source

doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.014

Details

study_idfactorUnique identifier of the study
effect_idintegerUnique identifier of the effect size
dnumericStandardized mean difference between the control group and intervention group
vinumericVariance of the effect size
n1inumericNumber of participants in the intervention group
n1cnumericNumber of participants in the control group
sexnumericPercentage of male participants
agenumericMean age of participants
locationcharacterGeographical location of the study
donorcharacterFrom what population did the donors (helpers) originate?
donorcodefactorFrom what population did the donors (helpers) originate? Dichotomized to Anxious or Typical
interventionivcharacterDescription of the intervention / independent variable
interventioncodefactorDescription of the intervention / independent variable, categorized to Acts of Kindness, Prosocial Spending, or Other
controlcharacterDescription of the control condition
controlcodefactorDescription of the control condition, categorized to Neutral Activity, Nothing, or Self Help (performing a kind act for oneself)
recipientscharacterWho were the recipients of the act of kindness?
outcomedvcharacterWhat was the outcome, or dependent variable, of the study?
outcomecodefactorWhat was the outcome, or dependent variable, of the study? Categorized into Happiness, Life Satisfaction, PN Affect (positive or negative), and Other

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