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Alone and Without Purpose: Life Loses Meaning Following Social Exclusion.
Four studies (N = 643) supported the hypothesis that social exclusion would reduce the global perception of life as meaningful. Social exclusion was manipulated experimentally by having a confederateExpand
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Subjective correlates and consequences of belief in free will
Four studies measured or manipulated beliefs in free will to illuminate how such beliefs are linked to other aspects of personality. Study 1 showed that stronger belief in free will was correlatedExpand
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The Four Needs for Meaning, the Value Gap, and How (and Whether) Society Can Fill the Void
We present four needs for meaning that humans seek to fulfill in order to view their lives as meaningful – purpose, value justification, self-efficacy, and self-worth. We discuss the shift in sourcesExpand
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Eyes on the Prize
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