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Does encouraging a belief in determinism increase cheating? reconsidering the value of believing in free will

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A key source of support for the view that challenging people's beliefs about free will may undermine moral behavior is two classic studies by Vohs and Schooler (2008). These authors reported that exposure to certain prompts suggesting that free will is an illusion increased cheating behavior. In the present paper, we report several attempts to replicate this influential and widely cited work. Over a series of five studies (sample sizes of N = 162, N = 283, N = 26...

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ORCID:
0000-0001-8038-7177
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Cognition More from this journal
Volume:
203
Article number:
104342
Publication date:
2020-06-25
Acceptance date:
2020-05-26
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1873-7838
ISSN:
0010-0277
Pmid:
32593841
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English
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Pubs id:
1116541
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pubs:1116541
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2020-10-23

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