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_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

## 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