Project Soothe: A pilot study evaluating the mood effects of soothing images collected using a citizen science approach
Project Soothe images were rated to be significantly more soothing than anxiety- or excitement-inducing. Viewing 25 images was significantly associated […]
In the Eye of the Beholder; a Thematic Analysis on How Individuals Find Certain Images Soothing and Not Others
Effectiveness of an Internet-based Wellbeing Tool (Soothe Vision Videos) among Chinese University Students: A Pilot Study
Studies have reported that university students, especially those in developing countries such as China, are in high demand of mental […]
How does looking at images of nature affect our mood?
Poster looking for individuals 18+ to take part in our online study
The Effectiveness of Soothing Images and Videos in Improving University/ College Students’ Mood
Mental health issues among students in higher education demand cost-effective and accessible support. Compassionate imagery was tested to be safe […]
Investigating the effect of nature related sounds and images on the mood of adolescents
Poster looking for young people to take part in our project.
The Effectiveness of Soothe Vision Well-being Tool on University Students’ Mood
Mental health problems are serious and common amongst university/college students in recent years. And there is a lack of available […]
The effects of soothing images and sounds on individual’s mood and wellbeing
Mental health problems are increasing at an alarming rate, calling for the need for more cost-effective and easily accessible interventions. […]
The Impact of internally and externally generated Soothing Images on those with High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Condition
As a result ‘Project Soothe’ (ProjectSoothe.com) was created to develop a database of soothing photographic images that may have the […]
Investigating the impact of positive autobiographical memories on emotions induced by Project Soothe pictures
The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of positive specific AM retrieval on emotions induced by soothing […]
Thematic analysis of adolescents’ understanding of Soothe
Thematic analysis was carried out with narratives from Project Soothe, with a total of 111 participants from 12 to 18 […]
A Qualitative Exploration of Soothing Imagery and how Soothing Imagery Could be used as a Wellbeing Intervention for Adolescents.
This study aims to explore what is considered soothing when viewing externally presented imagery and how soothing imagery could be […]
Image Effect in an Adolescent Population
Research is being trialled to establish whether the use of images could be beneficial as a wellbeing tool in an […]
The soothing effect of images: A qualitative mediation study with young people.
This study sought to explore potential psychological mechanisms underlying the soothing experience for young people when presented with soothing EPIs
A Bank of Visual Images Created for and Created by the Public Using the Innovative Citizen Scientist Approach
Project Soothe bridges the boundaries between art and science in the digital age. Our goal is to create a bank […]
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The role of self-compassion, attachment, interpersonal functioning, and the use of soothing imagery in depression
Soothe ourselves in times of need: A qualitative exploration of how the feeling of ‘soothe’ is understood and experienced in everyday life
This study addressed two research questions: (1) How is the feeling of soothe understood? (2) How is the feeling of […]
12th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 2017
Project Soothe is a current large scale project that has collected over 600 images from the general public and is […]
Find out more about how to submit your soothing photos and help us learn more about the everyday experience of self-soothe.