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  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Wiley & Sons, 2014)
    Middle name initials often appear in formal contexts, especially when people refer to intellectual achievements. On the basis of this common link, the display of middle initials increases positive evaluations of ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (American Psychological Association, 2013)
    We formulated, tested and supported, in six studies, a theoretical model according to which individuals use nostalgia as a way to re-inject meaningfulness in their lives when they experience boredom. Studies 1-3 established ...
  • Condon, Candice E. (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This thesis documents the results of a research project investigating the relationship between interpersonal relationship factors and shared memory. Although shared memory and the factors that influence it have been ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Frontiers, 2015)
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  • Maher, Paul J.; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (SAGE Publicationts, 2019)
    People’s knowledge of the world is limited and frequently imprecise. Thus, epistemic challenges are commonplace and much research in psychology has investigated their consequences. However, research has not systematically ...
  • Moynihan, Andrew B.; Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P. (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2018)
    .Belief in free will is founded on the idea that people are responsible for their behavior. People who believe in free will derive meaning in life from these beliefs. Conformity refers to succumbing to external pressures ...
  • McHugh, Cillian; McGann, Marek; Igou, Eric Raymond; Kinsella, Elaine Louise (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2018)
    Moral dumbfounding occurs when people defend a moral judgement even though they cannot provide a reason in support of this judgement. It manifests as an admission of not having reasons, or the use of unsupported declarations ...
  • MacIntyre, Tadhg E.; Igou, Eric Raymond; Campbell, Mark J.; Moran, Aidan P.; Matthews, James (Frontiers, 2014)
    For over a century,psychologists have investigated the mental processes of expert performers people who display exceptional knowledge and/or skills in specific fields of human achievement.
  • McHugh, Cillian; McGann, Marek; Igou, Eric Raymond; Kinsella, Elaine Louise (SAGE Publications, 2021)
    Observed variability and complexity of judgments of “right” and “wrong” cannot be readily accounted for within extant approaches to understanding moral judgment. In response to this challenge, we present a novel perspective ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Wiley and Sons, 2014)
    In four studies, we examined people's strategies when deciding between multiple routes of equivalent length in way-finding tasks. The results reveal the important role of continuing behavior when faced with a choice ...
  • Maher, Paul J.; Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P. (Elsevier, 2021)
    Disillusionment arises when life experiences strongly discredited positive assumptions or deeply help beliefs. Under these conditions, people feel lost, confused, and disconnected from their social environments. Ultimately, ...
  • Coughlan, Gillian; Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D. (Sage Publications, 2017)
    We propose that boredom, a state associated with a sense of meaninglessness, leads to a psychological search for meaning in life, which in turn elevates affirmation of heroes. This hypothesis builds on the notion that ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (2011)
    People who feel bored experience that their current situation is meaningless and are motivated to reestablish a sense of meaningfulness. Building on the literature that conceptualizes social identification as source of ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Springer, 2012)
    Boredom is a common experience that affects people on multiple levels, including their thoughts, feelings, motivations, and actions. Not much research, however, has examined what makes the experience of boredom distinct ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Richie, Timothy D; Igou, Eric Raymond (2017)
    Heroes are frequently described as both brave and courageous. Each adjective is often used interchangeably in public and academic discourse, despite historical and philosophical differences in their meaning. While research ...
  • Van Dongen, Fredericke (Univeristy of Limerick, 2013)
    How do positive emotions influence morality? Asking myself this relevant question, led to the goal to make predictions on the impact of various positive emotions on moral judgments and behaviors. In my PhD research, I ...
  • Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Buckley, Laura K. (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    We investigated whether regret predicted the motivation to act heroically. In a series of studies, we examined the relationship between regret, search for meaning in life, and heroism motivation. First, Study 1 (a and ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Springer, 2013)
    Our research examines people s concept of meaningful behavior from an expectancy x value perspective. Specifically, we argue that people consider two elements when inferring the meaningfulness of behavior: the value of ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Wiley and Sons, 2011)
    We investigated when and how life salience boosts adherence to worldviews. It was hypothesized that, similar to thoughts of mortality, thoughts about a meaningful existence increase adherence to worldviews. Study 1a, 1b, ...
  • McCormack, Hannah M.; MacIntyre, Tadhg E.; O'Shea, Deirdre; Campbell, Mark J.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Frontiers, 2015)
    Well-being and mental health of psychologists and their clients can be strongly linked to the psychologists’ experience of work. We know from general theories of occupational health psychology that certain work factors ...

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