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Rerun #114: Barriers and Blessings

In this rerun episode of the Money JAR, gratitude takes center stage. We interview psychology professor Thomas Gilovich, who discusses the headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry and his research. He talks with Todd and Evan about how gratitude is so important and what that means for young people.

Thomas Gilovich is the Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology at Cornell University and is a pioneer in behavioral economics. He researches decision making, critical thinking, social psychology and experiential and material consumption and has published several books. See his profile at or his Laboratory blog at to learn more.