I have a question about the thermostat heat anticipator?

I have an electric furnace. If I set the heat anticipator to longer (or a higher #) does that mean it turns the burner off closer to the time the fan turns off? It turns on and not long after the burner turns off and then cool air comes out of the vents. I'd like it to stay on longer or have more heat per... show more I have an electric furnace. If I set the heat anticipator to longer (or a higher #) does that mean it turns the burner off closer to the time the fan turns off? It turns on and not long after the burner turns off and then cool air comes out of the vents. I'd like it to stay on longer or have more heat per cycle. Also, I ordered a programmable that should arrive within a week, is it automatically set or can it be adjusted too? Thanks.
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