Nostalgia: A Psychological Perspective

@article{Batcho1995NostalgiaAP,
  title={Nostalgia: A Psychological Perspective},
  author={K. Batcho},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1995},
  volume={80},
  pages={131 - 143}
}
  • K. Batcho
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
  • A survey was designed to assess nostalgia for 20 aspects of experience as well as relative judgments of the world past, present, and future. Surveys were completed by 648 respondents, 268 males and 380 females, ranging in age from 4 to 80 years old. Split-half reliability was .78. Test-retest reliability over a 1-wk. interval on a separate sample of 50 respondents was .84. Nostalgia was related to the judgment of the past relative to the present. Gender differences were not significant, but… CONTINUE READING
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