Show simple item record Li, Norman P. Lim, Amy J. Y. Tsai, Ming-Hong O, Jiaqing 2016-10-20T22:05:23Z 2016-10-20T22:05:23Z 2015-05-08
dc.identifier.citation Li , N P , Lim , A J Y , Tsai , M-H & O , J 2015 , ' Too Materialistic to Get Married and Have Children? ' PLoS One , vol. 10 , no. 5 , 0126543 . en
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.other PURE: 9822582
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 5625d85a-8a8b-477a-86de-40d8385f7945
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000356768100129
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84957588828
dc.identifier.other PubMed: 25955502
dc.identifier.other PubMedCentral: PMC4425653
dc.identifier.other 2160/43954
dc.description.abstract We developed new materials to induce a luxury mindset and activate materialistic values, and examined materialism’s relationship to attitudes toward marriage and having children in Singapore. Path analyses indicated that materialistic values led to more negative attitudes toward marriage, which led to more negative attitudes toward children, which in turn led to a decreased number of children desired. Results across two studies highlight, at the individual level, the tradeoff between materialistic values and attitudes toward marriage and procreation and suggest that a consideration of psychological variables such as materialistic values may allow for a better understanding of larger-scale socioeconomic issues including low fertility rates among developed countries. We discuss implications and describe how psychological factors relating to low fertility fit within evolutionary mismatch and life history theory frameworks. en
dc.format.extent 12 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof PLoS One en
dc.rights en
dc.title Too Materialistic to Get Married and Have Children? en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Psychology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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