Technical Comments

Response to Comment on “Morality in everyday life”

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Science  15 May 2015:
Vol. 348, Issue 6236, pp. 767
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa3053


Voelkle challenges our conclusions regarding the relationship between morality and momentary happiness/sense of purpose based on methodological concerns. We show that our main conclusions are not affected by this methodological critique and clarify that the discrepancies between our and Voelkle’s effect size estimates can be reconciled by the realization that two different (but compatible) research questions are being asked.

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