审议4周的实验研究（N = 67）的动机和预测积极情绪的成果心理定期练习两个练习：数一的祝福（“知恩图报”）和可视化最好的自我（“BPS”）。在行使控制与会者出席了他们一天的细节。 Undergraduates performed one of the three exercises during Session I and were asked to continue performing it at home until Session II (in 2 weeks) and again until Session III (in a further 2 weeks). Following previous theory and research, the practices of gratitude and BPS were expected to boost immediate positive affect, relative to the control condition. In addition, we hypothesized that continuing effortful performance of these exercises would be necessary to maintain the boosts (Lyubomirsky, S., Sheldon, K. M., & Schkade, D. (2005a). Pursuing happiness: The architecture of sustainable change. Review of General Psychology, 9, 111-131). Finally, initial self-concordant motivation to perform the exercise was expected to predict actual performance 和 to moderate the effects of perf要么mance 上 increased mood. 这些结果支持的假说一般而言，BPS和建议，可能是最有益的锻炼提高和保持积极的情绪。 对于理解在提高和维持积极参与的关键因素的结果的影响影响进行了讨论。
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