How to elicit STEs with Videos

On this page you'll find materials for eliciting self-transcendent emotions in the lab by showing videos

Here are some of the videos we've used in research. Those available on youtube are linked.

I) ELEVATION

--The Music Teacher Video

II) ADMIRATION

--The Michael Jordan video...

III) AWE

--A slideshow, on YouTube, of awe-provoking scenes from nature
(via Melanie Rudd at Stanford)

--This beautiful video (a Samsung commercial) that Rudd, Jennifer Aaker, and their colleagues at Stanford have used to evoke awe. 
 

IV) AMUSEMENT (USED AS A CONTROL CONDITION)

V) NEUTRAL (USED AS A CONTROL CONDITION)

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Here are some videos by Jason Silva (a self-described "epiphany addict") and Marija Coneva, which are about STEs, particularly awe, and which might also be used to produce awe. See especially: Imagination , Ecstasy, Perceiving patternsYou are a RCVR. ..