The Impact Positive Emotion project developed and implemented a novel behavioral intervention designed to increase the experience of awe, a discrete positive emotion that turns attention outward and promotes feelings of unity with the world around us. This study examined the relationship that emotional reactivity has with mental health symptoms in older adults and determined that awe increased over time in the intervention group.
To examine the relationship that emotional reactivity has with mental health symptoms in older adults.
To determine whether a novel awe intervention improves the subjective experience and reduces symptoms in older adults.
To disseminate an empirically based awe walk intervention to local, national, and global communities.