1. Discretionary Income Choices and Subjective Well-Being

Informed consent/assent page

Data collected from this confidential survey will be used for completion of an undergraduate research project in psychology at San Francisco State University. The information gathered will be used for research on discretionary income choices and subjective well-being

You will respond to a series of survey questions regarding your feelings about this use of your money, your purchasing behavior, your overall level of well-being, as well as some demographic questions. The questionnaire will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes to complete. You have been invited to participate because you are an enrolled psychology student at San Francisco State University.

You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. There are no risks or benefits to you in participating in this survey. You may choose to participate or not. You may answer only the questions you feel comfortable answering, and you may stop at any time. If you do not wish to participate, you may simply exit the survey, with no penalty to yourself. If you do participate, completion of the survey indicates your consent to the above conditions.

If your teacher is giving extra credit for participation in this research study, please print out the confirmation page at the end of the survey in order to provide proof that you participated in this survey. If you do not take part in this survey, your teacher will offer alternative comparable methods of earning extra credit.

Please do not put your name on this form. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the researcher, Graham Hill, at ghill@sfsu.edu or the research advisor, Professor Ryan Howell, at rhowell@sfsu.edu.