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  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond; Maher, Paul J.; Moynihan, Andrew B.; Martin, Dawn G. (American Psychological Association, 2018)
    Boredom involves a lack meaning. Conversely, religiosity offers people a sense of meaning. Accordingly, we proposed that by imbuing a sense of meaningfulnesss, religiosity leads people to experience less boredom. Furthermore, ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    Boredom is typically regarded a nuisance. Past research on boredom depicts this common emotion as a correlate of many detrimental psychological and social factors, including addiction, depression, discrimination, and ...
  • van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Springer, 2019)
    We theorized and tested that people’s predictions of their future as brighter than the present fulfill an important purpose: they give a sense of meaning to life. We systematically tested this existentialist hypothesis ...
  • Moynihan, Andrew B.; Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P. (Elsevier, 2017)
    Previous research suggests that belief in free will helps to inhibit anti-social impulses. As a result, belief in free will enables the creation of and participation in society. Consistently, we propose that belief in free ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Igou, Eric Raymond; Ritchie, Timothy D. (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    Individuals and groups of individuals are motivated to find meaning in their activities and in life, generally. That is, when events or affective states threaten or reduce a person s sense of meaning, psychological processes ...
  • Maher, Paul J.; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Van den Tol, Annemieke Johanna Maria (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2013)
    Encountering stimuli that violate expectations can elicit compensatory behavior. One notable result of such compensatory responses is the derogation of outgroups. The present research investigated for the first time if ...
  • Brick, Noel E.; Campbell, Mark J.; Sheehan, Rachel B.; Fitzpatrick, Ben L.; MacIntyre, Tadhg E. (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
    This study examined the metacognitive processes and attentional focus of recreational endurance runners. The emphasis was on understanding the metacognitive processes important to acquire, develop, and refine cognitive ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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