Jeffrey J. Froh, is a school psychologist, associate professor of psychology at Hofstra University, and the recipient of a multiyear grant from The John Templeton Foundation to study gratitude in children and adolescents. He is past associate editor for The Journal of Positive Psychology and co-editor of Activities for Teaching Positive Psychology: A Guide for Instructors. He has authored over thirty scientific articles and book chapters on gratitude, strengths, and well-being, among other topics. His research has appeared in mainstream media such as the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, and Better Homes and Gardens. He lives with his wife, Cara, and two children, James and Julianne, in Greenlawn, New York.
Giacomo Bono, PhD, is a professor at California State University, Dominguez Hills and, along with Froh, the recipient of a multiyear grant from The John Templeton Foundation to study gratitude in children and adolescents. He has a PhD in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and has extensive training and work experience involving research in health, positive psychology, youth development, and school and community programs for youth and families. With approximately twenty articles and chapters published, his research has appeared in U.S. News and World Report, the Huffington Post, Health Magazine, and Youth Radio. He lives with his wife, Kate, and two children, Dario and Alex, in La Mirada, California.