David DeSteno

A little gratitude can go a long way

Psychology professor David DeSteno recently spoke with a reporter about his study on gratitude. What he and his colleagues have found is that people who feel grateful are less inclined to be impatient.

“Momentary experiences of gratitude were enough to increase financial patience by 12 percent,” DeSteno told the reporter. “This suggests that gratitude could enhance savings behavior and self-control.”

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