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Encountering Connections May Make Life Feel More Meaningful

April 30, 2013

people and society graphic Experiencing connections, regularities and coherence in their environment may lead people to feel a greater sense of meaning in life, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Full Story

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