Dr. Robert Emmons
Author, Gratitude Works!

Dr. Robert Emmons is Professor of Psychology at the "University of California, Davis” where he has taught since 1988. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Emmons is the author of nearly 200 original publications in peer reviewed journals or chapters and has written or edited five books, including Thanks! How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier and Gratitude Works! A Twenty-One Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity. A leader in the positive psychology movement, Dr. Emmons is founding editor and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology and his research has been featured in dozens of popular media outlets.


Best of Gratitude Air Date: November 20, 2016
Podcast #111

Just in time for the holidays, BetterWorldians Radio has a special episode featuring our Best of Gratitude. This week we’re sharing some highlights from the experts on how gratitude can make you happier, improve your life, and ultimately make the world a better place.




Gratitude Works! Air Date: December 7, 2015
Podcast #76

Science shows that gratitude can make you happier, healthier, and more fulfilled. But how can we implement those findings into our own lives? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with the leading expert in gratitude, Dr. Robert Emmons. He’ll tell listeners how they can implement new practices for a more grateful life.