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Title: Things Could Have Been Worse: The Counterfactual Nature of Gratitude. This research investigates what role different types of counterfactual thinking play in gratitude. Experiment 1 investigates if levels of gratitude are associated with the generation of both upward counterfactuals (things could have been better) and downward counterfactua...
Counterfactual thinking, which contrasts a real event with a hypothetical scenario, is a fundamental characteristic of healthy social, emotional and cognitive functioning, and frequently triggers affective reactions. The aim of this research is to investigate what role, if any, different types of counterfac-tual thinking play in gratitude. Experime...
The aim of my research is to investigate the relationship between counterfactual thinking and state and trait gratitude, while also examining the potential mediating effects of other factors known to be associated with counterfactual thinking and gratitude such as happiness, satisfaction with life, and blame.