Robert A. Emmons,Michael E. McCullough's The Psychology of Gratitude (Series in Affective Science) PDF

By Robert A. Emmons,Michael E. McCullough

Gratitude, like different confident feelings, has encouraged many theological and philosophical writings, however it has encouraged little or no full of life, empirical examine. on the way to therapy this oversight, this quantity brings jointly popular scientists from a number of disciplines to ascertain what has develop into referred to as the most-neglected emotion. the quantity starts off with the ancient, philosophical, and theoretical foundations of gratitude, then provides the present examine views from social, character, and developmental psychology, in addition to from primatology, anthropology, and biology. the amount additionally features a complete, annotated bibliography of analysis on gratitude. This paintings contributes very much to the growing to be optimistic psychology initiative and to the medical research of confident human feelings. will probably be a useful source for researchers and scholars in social, character, and developmental, medical, and well-being psychology, in addition to to sociologists and cultural anthropologists.

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