Nice Thinking ! An Educational Intervention That Teaches Children to Think Gratefully

  title={Nice Thinking ! An Educational Intervention That Teaches Children to Think Gratefully},
  author={Jeffrey J. Froh and Cheray Harris and Heather Leggio},
Gratitude is essential to social life and well-being. Although research with youth populations has gained momentum recently, only two gratitude interventions have been conducted in youth, targeting mostly adolescents. In the current research, we tested a new intervention for promoting gratitude among the youngest children targeted to date. Elementary school classrooms (of 8to 11-year-olds) were randomly assigned either to an intervention that educated children about the appraisal of benefit… CONTINUE READING

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