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Are the unemployed equally unhappy all around the world? The role of the social norms to work and welfare state provision in 28 OECD countries
This paper examines cross-national and temporal variations in the effect of personal unemployment on life satisfaction. To account for these variations we consider the social norm to work andExpand
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Why are religious people happy? The effect of the social norm of religiosity across countries.
Drawing on social norms theories, we suggest that religiosity substantially increases subjective well-being if it is considered normative in a certain national context. In Study 1, we test thisExpand
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Religious Prosociality and Morality Across Cultures
The question of whether religiosity is linked to prosocial behavior is currently hotly debated in psychology. This research contributes to this debate by showing that the nature of individuals’Expand
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Contamination without contact : An examination of intention-based contagion
Contagion refers to the belief that individuals or objects can acquire the essence of a particular source, such as a disgusting product or an immoral person, through physical contact. This paperExpand
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Religion, Self-Rated Health, and Mortality
Existing research, mostly based on the data from the United States, suggests that religiosity contributes to better health and longevity. This article explores the association between religiosity andExpand
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A Longitudinal Analysis of Romantic Relationship Formation
In line with the sexual selection for altruism hypothesis, research has shown that men and women typically prefer hypothetical partners who are described as prosocial to otherwise similarExpand
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Life Satisfaction and Job‐Seeking Behavior of the Unemployed: The Effect of Individual Differences in Justice Sensitivity
This study examines the effect of justice sensitivity on the life satisfaction and job-seeking behavior of unemployed individuals and considers the likelihood of experiencing long-term unemployment.Expand
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Are conservatives happier than liberals? Not always and not everywhere
Abstract Prior research has shown that conservatives report higher levels of subjective well-being than liberals (happiness gap). We investigate to what extent this phenomenon exists in differentExpand
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Solidarity and Social Justice: Effect of Individual Differences in Justice Sensitivity on Solidarity Behaviour
We investigate the effect of individual differences in justice sensitivity (JS) on giving behaviour in a solidarity game, its potential moderators and the underlying psychological mechanisms. In aExpand
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Married and cohabiting parents’ well-being
Research of personal relationships has typically linked childbearing in cohabiting (compared to married) couples to decreased well-being. Using data from 24 European countries, we show that thisExpand
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