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Presence of Meaning in Life Improves Response to Others’ Self-Promotion

Huh, Y. E., Scopelliti, I. ORCID: 0000-0001-6712-5332 & Myaeng, S. Y. (2020). Presence of Meaning in Life Improves Response to Others’ Self-Promotion. Advances in Consumer Research, 48, pp. 480-481.


Self-promotion is prevalent and aversive. We observe that people who think their life is meaningful tend to experience less negative emotional responses to others’ self-promotional attempts. A simple intervention involving a reflection on the presence of meaning in one’s life significantly improves recipients’ responses to others’ self-promotion.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2020 Association for Consumer Research.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Departments: Bayes Business School > Management
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