Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study

  title={Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study},
  author={Mohsen Joshanloo and Dan Weijers},
  journal={Journal of Psychology in Africa},
  pages={115 - 128}
This paper reports on a multilevel study of 75 nations, which tests two hypotheses that arose from considering Tolstoy's experience of thinking about the meaning and purpose of life. The globalisation-as-exacerbator hypothesis predicts that as globalisation increases, the relationship between thinking about the meaning and purpose of life and life satisfaction becomes more negative. The religiosity-as-buffer hypothesis predicts that as religiosity increases, the relationship between thinking… 
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