Kathrane Woodward's research while affiliated with Eastern Washington University and other places

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The purpose of these studies was to develop a valid measure of trait gratitude, and to evaluate the relationship of gratitude to subjective well-being (SWB). Four studies were conducted evaluating the reliability and validity of the Gratitude Resentment and Appreciation Test (GRAT), a measure of dispositional gratitude. This measure was shown to ha...


... Research has shown that gratitude enhances well-being (Wood et al. 2010;Watkins 2014). Gratitude is strongly associated with subjective well-being (McCullough et al. 2002;Watkins et al. 2003) and prospectively predicts well-being (e.g., Wood et al. 2008). Furthermore, numerous experimental studies have shown that gratitude exercises increase happiness (for reviews, see Davis et al. 2016;Watkins and McCurrach 2021). ...