The Meaning, Religion, and Virtues Lab at Hope College investigates the social motivation for meaning and its relation to moral behavior.

The Scientific Study of the Good Life


Can humility make us less defensive when people threaten our beliefs?

Can being good lead to the good life?


How can we develop religious tolerance?

Is humility important in attracting and maintaining relationships with romantic partners?

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