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Comment author: WillPearson 02 December 2017 10:28:18PM *  0 points [-]

I'm thinking about funding an analysis of the link between autonomy and happiness.

I have seen papers like


and http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/psp-101-1-164.pdf

I am interested in how reproducible and reliable they are and I was wondering if I could convert money into an analysis of the methodology used in (some of) these papers.

As I respect EA's analytical skills (and hope their is a shared interest in happiness and truth), I thought I would ask here.