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.
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