What Is Gratitude? Ingratitude Provides the Answer

  title={What Is Gratitude? Ingratitude Provides the Answer},
  author={J. L. Navarro and Jonathan R. H. Tudge},
  journal={Human Development},
  pages={83 - 96}
  • J. L. Navarro, Jonathan R. H. Tudge
  • Published 2020
  • Psychology
  • Human Development
  • Current scholarship on “gratitude” has largely ignored its opposite – ingratitude. As a result, gratitude is no longer distinguishable from constructs such as appreciation and happiness. This was not the case over previous centuries – ingratitude was viewed as something monstrous, a failure to reciprocate would loosen the bonds holding society together. The opposite, gratitude, was seen as a virtue. Reciprocity has come under attack because “obligation” has been understood in only one of two… CONTINUE READING
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