K.D. Williams's scientific contributions

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... Similarly, individuals who are ostracized report increased levels of depression (Nolan et al., 2003;Rudert et al., 2021) and aggression (Poon & Teng, 2017) and decreased life satisfaction (Rudert et al., 2020). Also, while individuals have a fundamental need to belong (Baumeister & Leary, 1995), a sensible level of self-esteem (Tesser, 1988), want to feel recognized and valued (Greenberg et al., 1992), and desire a sense of control of their surroundings (Peterson et al., 1993), ostracism has shown to violate each of these basic fundamental needs (Williams, 2009). Individual differences in ostracism sensitivity are important to identify, as it would provide further understanding of human behavior. ...