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We are now going to use your precious time to share a surprising new finding: People like getting thank you notes.
The study, published last month in the journal Psychological Science, is an effort to fill a hole in the growing field of gratitude research. Numerous studies had documented a range of benefits to individuals who express gratitude, so then the question researchers turned to was — what’s holding people back?
Read the whole story: The New York Times