1. What is your age?

2. In your own words, please define the experience of awe.

3. Have you ever had an experience of awe?

4. Reflect upon either your first, or your most memorable, experience of awe. What stimulated this sense of awe?

5. How did you experience awe in your body? In other words, what were the physical sensations you had when you were experiencing awe?

6. Did you have any thoughts or feelings when you were experiencing awe? What were they?

7. During this experience of awe, would someone watching you have been able to tell you were experiencing awe? How would they have known?

8. Did this experience of awe have an impact on your life? Do you think there were any effects of this experience? If so, what were they?

9. On a scale of 1 to 5, how life changing was this moment of Awe. (1 being unaffected and 5 being a profound shift in worldview)

  1. Unaffected 2. 3. 4. 5. Profound shift in worldview

10. Have you ever experienced awe in response to a film, image, or story? If so, can you list any films, images, or stories that have induced a sense of awe in you, and if they are not obvious, tell us where we might find them?