Poster

Distinguishing the Experience and Expression of Gratitude

Time and Location
Poster Session I - Board: I-065
Thursday May 22, 2008, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Exhibit Hall

Adam H. DeHoek
Loyola University Chicago

Fred B. Bryant
Loyola University, Chicago

Abstract
Philosophical literature has noted that gratitude can be both an internal experience and external expression. Psychological literature has measured the former, but never the latter. This study found that the expression of gratitude is a distinct construct from the experience of gratitude, and that the expression of gratitude is multidimensional.

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Shelly E. Taylor