Saturday, November 17, 2007

In Children And Adolescents, Low Self-esteem Increases Materialism

ScienceDaily (2007-11-16) -- One of the first studies to focus on materialism among children and its development reveals a strong connection between an increase in materialism during adolescence and a decline in self-esteem. Indeed psychologists show that the relationship appears to more than just a correlation, but a causal relationship -- low self-esteem causes increased materialism and raising self-esteem decreases materialism. ... read full article

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