This Isn’t the Free Will Worth Looking For

@article{Monroe2017ThisIT,
  title={This Isn’t the Free Will Worth Looking For},
  author={A. Monroe and Garrett L. Brady and B. Malle},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={8},
  pages={191 - 199}
}
  • A. Monroe, Garrett L. Brady, B. Malle
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
  • According to previous research, threatening people’s belief in free will may undermine moral judgments and behavior. Four studies tested this claim. Study 1 used a Velten technique to threaten people’s belief in free will and found no effects on moral behavior, judgments of blame, and punishment decisions. Study 2 used six different threats to free will and failed to find effects on judgments of blame and wrongness. Study 3 found no effects on moral judgment when manipulating general free will… CONTINUE READING
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