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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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Determined to conform: Disbelief in free will increases conformity
Does disbelief in free will reduce people's willingness to exert the effort needed for autonomous thought and action rather than simply conforming to group norms? Three studies tested the hypothesisExpand
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A Meta-Analysis of Social Networking Online and Social Capital
Social networking sites offer new avenues for interpersonal communication that may enable people to build social capital. The meta-analyses reported in this paper evaluated the relationship betweenExpand
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Sex begets violence: mating motives, social dominance, and physical aggression in men.
There are sizable gender differences in aggressive behavior, with men displaying a much higher propensity for violence than women. Evolutionary theories suggest that men's more violent nature derivesExpand
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Ego depletion decreases trust in economic decision making.
Three experiments tested the effects of ego depletion on economic decision making. Participants completed a task either requiring self-control or not. Then participants learned about the trust game,Expand
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Changes in sexuality: how sexuality changes across time, across relationships, and across sociocultural contexts
This paper reviews several mid-level theories of sexuality on the theme of changes in sexuality, which is supported by evidence that changes in sexuality occur throughout time, during the course ofExpand
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Are groups more or less than the sum of their members? The moderating role of individual identification
Abstract This paper seeks to make a theoretical and empirical case for the importance of differentiated identities for group function. Research on groups has found that groups sometimes performExpand
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The Making of Might-Have-Beens
Counterfactual thoughts are based on the assumption that one situation could result in multiple possible outcomes. This assumption underlies most theories of free will and contradicts deterministicExpand
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The Sticky Anchor Hypothesis: Ego Depletion Increases Susceptibility to Situational Cues
Self-control depletion has been linked both to increased selfish behavior and increased susceptibility to situational cues. The present research tested two competing hypotheses about the consequenceExpand
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Individual identity and freedom of choice in the context of environmental and economic conditions
Abstract Van de Vliert's findings fit nicely with our recent arguments implying that (1) differentiated selfhood is partly motivated by requirements of cultural groups, and (2) free will mainlyExpand
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