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The psychology of gratitude

Author: Robert A Emmons; Michael E McCullough
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Series in affective science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gratitude, like other positive emotions, has inspired many theological and philosophical writings, but it has inspired very little vigorous, empirical research. In an effort to remedy this oversight, this volume brings together prominent scientists from various disciplines to examine what has become known as the most-neglected emotion. The volume begins with the historical, philosophical, and theoretical foundations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Psychology of gratitude.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003005497
(OCoLC)51892993
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Emmons; Michael E McCullough
ISBN: 9780195348729 0195348729 1602564698 9781602564695 9780195150100 0195150104 1280482109 9781280482106
OCLC Number: 59006996
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages)
Contents: The psychology of gratitude / Robert A. Emmons --
PART I: PHILOSOPHICAL AND THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS --
Gratitude in the history of ideas / Edward Harpham --
Gratitude in Judaism / Solomon Schimmel --
The blessings of gratitude : a conceptual analysis / Robert C. Roberts --
PART II: SOCIAL, PERSONALITY, AND DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACHES TO GRATITUDE --
Gratitude in modern life : its manifestations and development / Dan P. McAdams and Jack Bauer --
The gratitude of exchange and the gratitude of caring : a developmental interactionist perspective of moral emotions / Ross Buck --
Parent of the virtues? the prosocial contours of gratitude / Michael E. McCullough and Jo-Ann Tsang --
PART III: PERSPECTIVES FROM EMOTION THEORY --
Gratitude (like other positive emotions) broadens and builds / Barbara L. Fredrickson --
Gratitude and subjective well-being / Philip Watkins --
PART IV: PERSPECTIVES FROM ANTHROPOLOGY AND BIOLOGY --
Gratitude and gift exchange / Aafke Komter --
Primate social reciprocity and the origin of gratitude / Kristin Bonnie and Frans de Waal --
Gratitude and the heart : the psychophysiology of appreciation / Rollin McCraty and Doc Childre --
PART V: DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS --
Gratitude : considerations from a moral perspective / Charles Shelton --
Gratitude as thankfulness and as gratefulness / Brother David Steindl-Rast.
Series Title: Series in affective science.
Responsibility: edited by Robert A. Emmons & Michael E. McCullough.
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Gratitude, like other positive emotions, has inspired many theological and philosophical writings, but little vigorous, empirical research. This volume examines what has become known as the  Read more...

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