The latest research on the science of gratitude.
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
— G.K. Chesterton
Dr. Robert Emmons is the author of
Thanks! How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier.
In this video from the Greater Good Science Center, he offers research-tested strategies for becoming a more grateful person.
The Man Who Loved Thanksgiving
“Thanksgiving is a creative force that, if lived on a continuous basis and not just for one day each year, can create more good in your life. Perhaps we could call this way of life thanksgiving.”
The Templeton Foundation funds gratitude research all over the U.S.
Here are some of those projects (denoted by an asterisk), plus some other gratitude research projects.