Many Labs 5: Registered Replication of Vohs and Schooler (2008), Experiment 1

  title={Many Labs 5: Registered Replication of Vohs and Schooler (2008), Experiment 1},
  author={N. Buttrick and B. Aczel and Lena F. Aeschbach and Bence Bakos and Florian Br{\"u}hlmann and Heather M. Claypool and J. H{\"u}ffmeier and M{\'a}rton Kov{\'a}cs and Kurt Schuepfer and P{\'e}ter Sz{\'e}csi and Attila Szuts and Orsolya Sz{\"o}ke and M. Thomae and Ann-Kathrin Torka and R. J. Walker and Michael J. Wood},
  journal={Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science},
  pages={429 - 438}
Does convincing people that free will is an illusion reduce their sense of personal responsibility? Vohs and Schooler (2008) found that participants reading from a passage “debunking” free will cheated more on experimental tasks than did those reading from a control passage, an effect mediated by decreased belief in free will. However, this finding was not replicated by Embley, Johnson, and Giner-Sorolla (2015), who found that reading arguments against free will had no effect on cheating in… Expand
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