Study Materials

Video Stimuli from Threat-Based Awe Project

Videos from study 5 in “The Dark Side of the Sublime: Distinguishing a Threat-Based Variant of Awe” (Gordon et al., 2017). Access below or on our Vimeo page: https://vimeo.com/whirlab.

Positive awe video showing sweeping nature images from BBC’s Planet Earth trailer.
Control video showing an individual building a fence.

Threat-based awe video showing the formation of a tornado set to ominous music, from the Discovery Channel.

Appreciation in Relationships (AIR) Scale

Scale developed by Amie Gordon and colleagues (2012) to measure appreciation in relationships. The AIR Scale consists of two subscales: Feeling appreciated (seven items) and being appreciative (nine items).